Annapolis Police Respond to Report of Shots Fired on Copeland Street Just One Day After Fatal Shooting on Newtowne Drive

The Annapolis Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on Copeland Street about 24 hours after the fatal shooting of an 18 year old city resident on Newtowne Drive.  

In a press release, department officials said that on Monday-January 23,  at approximately 10:58pm, officers heard what they believed to be several gunshots coming from the Copeland Street area.  "While responding to the area officers made contact with the two victims at the intersection of Bywater Road and Belle Drive.  The victims advised that they were parked on Copeland Street sitting in a vehicle when they were approached by approximately 5 unknown male subjects," the press release said.  "The victims stated he then noticed the suspects across the street were pointing a green beam into his vehicle along with a flashlight. At that point the victim driving the vehicle began to drive away. As he was driving away he stated he then heard several gunshots."

 No injuries were reported and the suspects were not located. 

Emergency vehicles responded to the 700 block of Newtowne Drive for a reported shooting at approximately 6:52 p.m., on Sunday-January 22, 2023.  "The 18 year old male victim was located outside of a building suffering from injuries consistent with being shot," an incident announcement said.  "The victim died from his injuries at the scene." 

The victim was later identified as Reco Ramon Johnson. 

No arrests have been made in either cases.