Victim’s Name Released from Shooting on Meadowood Drive

(Edgewood, MD – 8:30pm; July 27, 2010) The victim’s name has been released regarding the shooting that had occurred in the 500 block of Meadowood Drive in Edgewood, MD. The victim, a 28-year-old male, John William Harris IV, last know address Washington Street in Hagerstown MD was shot in the torso region of his body, multiple times on Monday evening, July 26, 2010. He was transported in critical condition by ambulance to University of Maryland Shock Trauma, where at last report he was listed in critical but stable condition.

The shooting is currently under investigation and there are several theories being developed at this time. It has been determined that this was not a random act of violence and was not domestic related in nature. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division - Detective Nick Petrozzino at 410-836-5014 or Detective Tom Walsh at 410-836-5408.

Anyone with information regarding this crime who wishes to remain anonymous may report their information through the following methods listed below. Qualifying tips that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000.00 in rewards.

Website/Email:Submit a tip online at
Text message:Metro Crime Stoppers: Text "CRIMES" (274637)
Begin the message "MCS," then add the information.
Phone:Harford Crime Solvers: Call 1-888-540-8477

News Release

July 27, 2010


  • Monica A. Worrell

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