Glen Burnie Man Taken Into Custody Related to the September 12 Shooting Death of Fillmore Burriss

A 22 year old man from Glen Burnie has been taken into custody related to the September 12 shooting death of Fillmore Burriss.

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 500 block of Delaware Avenue in Glen Burnie for the report of a fight. When officers arrived, they found a subject deceased lying in the street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). The deceased subject was identified as Fillmore James Burriss, a twenty-seven-year-old male from the 200 block of Kent Road in Glen Burnie, Maryland. 

Homicide detectives responded to the scene along with the Evidence Collection Unit. A canvass was done where physical and digital evidence was collected from the crime scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy which revealed Mr. Burriss cause of death was a gunshot wound(s) with the manner being homicide.

As the investigation progressed numerous eyewitnesses to the incident were interviewed. The witnesses advised Mr. Burriss had an argument with three unknown black males about being videoed. It was at that time one of the males produced a handgun and shot him during the altercation. The suspect/shooter was positively identified by witnesses as Khiry Dewann Queen, a twenty-one year old male from the 200 block of Kuethe Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. Homicide detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Khiry Dewann Queen with Second Degree Murder, First and Second Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Loaded Handgun on Person, Handgun on Person, and Firearm Used in a Felony/Violent Crime.

On Friday, October 30, 2020 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Khiry Dewann Queen turned himself in to the Anne Arundel County Police Northern District without incident. He was then transported to Central Booking where he was booked on the Second Degree Murder and related charges in regards to the homicide of Mr. Burriss.