Deputies Investigate Aberdeen Homicide

(Aberdeen, MD – May 5, 2009) –Harford County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the homicide of a 26 year old man which occurred at approximately 2:10 a.m. today in the area of Perrywood Drive and Perrywood Court, Aberdeen, MD.

At 2:08 a.m. deputies responded for shots fired in the area of Mayberry Drive, Aberdeen, MD. Shortly after their arrival deputies were notified that the State Police were investigating a vehicle that had crashed at Route 40 and Revolution Street, Havre De Grace, MD. In the back seat of the vehicle was Yamar Auntrez Martin, 26, of Wing Leaf Court in Edgewood, who had sustained a gunshot wound. The driver and passenger, familiar with Martin, advised they went outside after hearing gunshots in the area of Perrywood Court and Perrywood Drive when they discovered Martin, who had been shot. They placed Martin in their vehicle and were driving to Harford Memorial Hospital when they crashed. Martin was treated at the scene and transported to Shock Trauma by the Havre De Grace Ambulance Corps. Martin died shortly after arriving at Shock Trauma.

A witness reported hearing two male subjects arguing and then hearing multiple shots. Deputies determined multiple shots were fired from an unknown type of handgun striking Martin in the upper torso. Two parked cars in the area of the shooting were also struck.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff’s Office at 410-838-6600 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587). To text a message to Metro Crime Stoppers, send to "CRIMES" (274637), then enter the message starting with "MCS," then add the information. Those contacting Metro Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and might be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

News Release

May 05, 2009


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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