Deputies Investigate Shooting in Edgewood

(Edgewood, MD – March 30, 2008) — Harford County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting of a 22 year old man which occurred late Sunday evening.

At approximately 11:15 pm deputies responded to a 911 call in the area of Hanson Road and Longwood Court, Edgewood, MD in reference to a shooting. Harford County Sheriff’s deputies determined DuShawn Germane Bennett, 22, of Edgewood, MD sustained a gunshot wound to his head. Investigation has revealed Bennett was walking in the area of Hanson Road and Longwood Road when he was approached by three unknown black males. After a brief conversation Bennet fled the area and sustained a gunshot wound to the head. He was treated at the scene by members of the Joppa Volunteer Fire Department and transported by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. At this time the injuries to DuShawn Germane Bennett are not considered to be life threatening.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5014. Additionally Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the shooting. To be eligible for the reward, tipsters must call the 24-hour tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS. Callers do not have to give their name nor appear in court. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

News Release

March 30, 2008


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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