Salisbury, MD – A 14-year-old male from Salisbury, Maryland, has been charged with attempted 1st-degree murder and several other charges following a shooting on West Rd in Salisbury, Maryland.
On November 27, 2022, Deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 800 block of West Road in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, in reference to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Deputies were able to locate shell casings in the parking lot and later found a vehicle that had been shot.
The vehicle was processed, and the occupant of the vehicle was interviewed. Due to the fact that this was a shooting, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division assumed the investigation.
It was determined through the investigation that there was open-air drug dealing taking place at the location on West Road. A 14-year-old juvenile male, and the occupant of the vehicle, had a disagreement about the purchase of cocaine, which resulted in the occupant of the vehicle driving away.
The 14-year-old male removed a handgun from his waistband and fired four rounds at the vehicle as it left the area. Bullets struck the vehicle however, the occupant of the vehicle was not struck by the gunfire.
On November 29, 2022, the 14-year-old male juvenile was located by members of the Criminal Investigation Division at a residence in the 1100 block of Shawnee Avenue in Salisbury, Maryland, and was taken into custody.
Several other subjects were located at the residence, including Nas’ir La’marr Brummell.
At that point, a search warrant was served on the residence, where a loaded handgun was located. The handgun was located in the room of Brummell.
Brummell is prohibited from possessing any firearms due to a previous criminal conviction, and the fact that he is under the age of 21 prohibits him from possessing a regulated firearm in the State of Maryland.
Additionally, paraphernalia indicative of controlled dangerous substance distribution was located in the residence.
The 14-year-old juvenile was charged as an adult and released to the Wicomico County Detention Center on charges of attempted 1st-degree murder, attempted 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree assault, firearm use during the commission of a felony, reckless endangerment, loaded handgun on person, and possession of a firearm by a minor.
The 14-year-old juvenile was held without bond. The 14-year-old male’s name and the picture were not released due to his age. The Wicomico County Board of Education was notified about the incident and arrest.
An application for charges was completed and submitted for Brummell to the District Court Commissioner. An arrest warrant was issued and served on November 30, 2022.
Brummell was transported to the Wicomico County Detention Center. During an interview, Brummell admitted that the firearm that was located was, in fact, his.
Brummell was charged with possession of a firearm by a minor, loaded handgun on person, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, and handgun on person.
The Salisbury Police Tactical Team and the Capital Area Regional Task Force assisted with the apprehension of the suspects.
All subjects mentioned in this press release are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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