Arrest Made in Triple Shooting In Edgewood

(May 10, 2012 – Edgewood, MD) - On Wednesday evening, May 9, 2012, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jamar Jefferson, age 28, of the 1700 block of Judy Way in Edgewood MD, in connection with the triple shooting that occurred on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive. Jefferson has been charged with Attempted 2nd degree murder, Assault 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree, reckless endangerment and use of a firearm in a felony. He is currently being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center.

Investigators determined that the shooting was linked to a long standing dispute between Jefferson and the victim, Derek Burgess, age 43, of the 1600 block of Swallow Crest Drive in Edgewood. Burgess remains in critical but stable condition at John Hopkins Bayview. Also injured that evening were Martin T. Bradley, age 25, of the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive and William L. Coles, age 37, of the 1800 block of Edgewater Drive. Both Bradley and Coles have already been released from the hospital for their injuries sustained the evening of May 8, 2012.

News Release

May 10, 2012


  • Monica A. Worrell

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