ODENTON, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Odenton on Tuesday morning and police are still searching for his shooter.
According to Anne Arundel Police officials, officers responded to the 1300 block of Chapelview Drive at 3:35 a.m. for several reports of gunshots heard in the area. Officers located a 19-year-old man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to the upper body inside of a home. Police say the victim, later identified as sharron Charles Mason, died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
Police tell us witnesses in the area reported seeing a black male in his mid 20's, wearing a blue coat and jeans running from the scene.
Investigators are on the scene. The investigation is in the very early stages, however, police say this is not believed to be a random act of violence.
Police add that the victim lived at the home.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Jack Hartzell of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3566.