HOLLYWOOD, Md.—Samuel Sherrod Greene Jr., a 22-year-old black male of Sunderland, has been indicted for attempted, first-degree murder after allegedly firing multiple shots in Prince Frederick on June 16.
The attempted murder charge was added to first-degree assault, four counts of reckless endangerment and several other felony charges.
Around 1 a.m. on June 16, multiple gunshots were fired in the area of Tranquil Ct. in Prince Frederick, according to a press release from the Sheriff's office. No one was injured.
The alleged suspect responsible for firing the shots was identified as Samuel Sherrod Greene. Greene was located at a residence on Paris Oaks Rd. later in the afternoon. Greene jumped out of the window when the law enforcement arrived, according to the press release. Greene was captured and taken into custody after a short foot chase. A Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun loaded with the same type of ammunition as the shell casings found on Tranquil Ct. was also located at the same residence on Paris Oaks Rd.
Greene admitted to being in the area of Tranquil Ct. and said he heard the shots too. But he denied any part of the shooting and requested to terminate the interview.
The police determined that the incident stemmed from a domestic issue. The police report revealed that Anthony Wayne Crusoe II lived in the residence on Tranquil Ct. along with his grandparents. Crusoe said he and the mother of Greene's two children Angel Woodard are friends. According to Crusoe's account, Woodard and he were watching a movie in his room when he heard a noise from the back of his house. Crusoe said he went towards the window and observed "bullets coming toward his face." Crusoe instructed Woodard to get on the ground and they waited for the shots to stop, according to the charging document. The bullets went through the glass window and then into the ceiling, the press release said.
According to the charging document, Greene called Woodard soon after the shots stopped. When Crusoe answered the phone, Crusoe said Greene told him that he was coming back and "would hit him this time." Woodard said Greene stalks her and is jealous of her relationship with Crusoe. Woodard also said Greene told her that he was going to kill Crusoe because he was getting in between his family. She further said that Greene texted Crusoe he was going to Crusoe's house and "shoot it up."
According to Woodard's statement and police investigation, the shooting happened on June 16 might not be the first one. Woodard said Greene admitted shooting the front of Crusoe's house a few weeks ago, according to the charging document. The previous shooting case is still under investigation.
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