From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
[February 1, 2013, Edgewood, MD] — On January 31, 2013 at 10:36 p.m., Harford County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 1600 block of Candlewood Court in Edgewood.
Upon arriving, deputies located two male subjects in a field in the Cunion Recreational Park, which is adjacent to Candlewood Court. The victims were identified as Michael Wayne Kearins, 17, and Christopher Thomas Cousins, 18, both of the 1900 block Harewood Road, Edgewood, Maryland.
Cousins was flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma by Maryland State Police Medivac where his condition is listed as guarded and he is expected to survive his injuries. Kearins was transported by ambulance to the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Preliminary information provided to deputies was that both young men were in the Cunion Recreational Park when they were approached by several suspects who shot both young men multiple times. Neither victim could provide a description of the suspects. Investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers or Harford Crime Solvers. Callers can remain anonymous. Qualifying tips submitted to the tip lines below that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000 in rewards.
Website/Email: Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted
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