2nd Shooting In Wicomico County, Delmar Shooter Arrested

Jul 9, 2013

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Second Shooting

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man near Salisbury.

Police say troopers were called to the area of Patrick and Keene avenues for a report of a shooting on Monday afternoon. There they found blood and learned that a man believed to be the victim had been driven away. Investigators believe friends drove 24-year-old Dominic Jones of Salisbury to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Jones' body will be taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy. 

Police say they continued their search through the night for the person or persons responsible for the killing.

Arrest

Eddie Savage
Credit Wicomico County Sheriff's Department

DELMAR, Md. (AP) - Authorities in Wicomico County have arrested a man wanted in a fatal shooting in Delmar.

Wicomico Bureau of Investigation detectives say 29-year-old Eddie Savage Jr. was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder and related offenses.

Investigators say Savage shot 48-year-old Kenneth Sparks of Hurlock in the face after an argument Sunday night in a driveway on Foskey Lane. Sparks was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Savage is being held at the Wicomico County Detention Center pending an initial hearing before a District Court commissioner expected Tuesday.