Annapolis police: 2 kids shot while playing outside
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials in Annapolis say two children were shot when someone walked out of a wooded area and began firing shots.
#Shooting At approx 7:10pm officers responded to the 1300 block of Tyler Ave for the report of a shooting.Two juvenile victims were located with gunshot wounds and have been transported to area hospitals. Anyone with any information is asked to call 410-260-3439.— Annapolis Police (@AnnapolisPD) February 22, 2022
News outlets report that Annapolis Fire Department spokesman Tony Williams said crews were called to Tyler Avenue on Monday night.
Annapolis Police Chief Edward Jackson says two children were playing outside when a person emerged from a wooded area and fired shots “indiscriminately” toward Tyler Avenue, striking the children.
Williams says two children were flown to hospitals with life-threatening injuries and a third child, who was not shot, was taken to a hospital as a precaution. Mayor Gavin Buckley called for residents who saw what happened to come forward.