Family of Father and Son Killed During Mass Shooting in Annapolis Creates GoFundMe to Assist with Funeral Costs

A local father and son were two of three victims killed yesterday during a mass shooting in Annapolis, and a fundraiser has since been created to assist the family with funeral expenses.  

According to the fundraiser description, Mario Mireles, 27, and Nicolas Mireles, 55, were amazing dads, always willing to help, they always brightened up the room.  "Mario leaves behind a pregnant wife and 3 beautiful children.  Nicolas Mireles leaves behind a wife, 10 children and grandchildren. We are deeply saddened and hurt about this," the profile said.  "We are raising money for my husband and father in law for their funeral expensive. They were brutally murdered over a parking spot while we were celebrating Mario’s brother's birthday."

On Sunday, June 11, 2023, Annapolis Police officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Paddington Place for a reported shooting incident. A preliminary investgation revealed that a total of six individuals were shot. "Three were pronounced deceased at the scene and three were sent to area hospitals." 

The suspect, Charles Robert Smith (shown below), 43, was immediately taken into custody and the suspected weapons were recovered. 

Smith was a reportedly a neighbor to the victims who lived at the home where the incident allegedly occurred, authorities said.  

Smith has been charged with multiple crimes, including 3 counts of second degree murder and 3 counts of attempted second degree murder. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention.

Christian Marlon Segovia, 25, of Severn, was the third person killed during the incident. 

***Any suspects/arrested/charged individuals and persons of interest named in the articles are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.***