Mayor Gavin Buckley
Public Information Office
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Press Conference at 2 p.m.
WHAT: Press Conference about the Sunday evening shooting in Bay Ridge Gardens
WHO: Mayor Gavin Buckley
Annapolis Police Chief Edward Jackson
Alderman DaJuan Gay, Ward Six
Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles, Ward Three and Chair of Public Safety Committee
WHEN: 2 p.m. Monday, March 16
WHERE: Bay Ridge Gardens, Bens Drive (near the basketball courts), Annapolis
WHY: A little before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday (March 15), Annapolis Police were called for reports of shots fired along Bens Drive in the area of the Bay Ridge Gardens community. Officers responded and discovered a male adult who was a victim of gun violence. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Annapolis Police detectives are continuing to work the scene. Mayor Buckley and Chief Jackson, along with councilmembers and residents will attend a press briefing to encourage the public to come forward.
The Mayor and Police Chief will be asking attendees to the press event to practice social distancing and virus-spreading prevention tactics at this event.
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