From the Bel Air Police Department:
Man dies from gunshot wound; second person is at Maryland Shock Trauma Center recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
On Sunday, July 18, 2010, at approximately 0147 hours, the Bel Air Police Department and Harford County 911 Center received a call of shots fired in the area of Bond and Lee Street in the Town of Bel Air. Officers from the Bel Air Police Department and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and observed an adult male with a gunshot wound.
Detectives from the Bel Air Police Department and personnel from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division & Evidence Collection Unit responded to the scene and found the victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound in the rear parking lot of 115 N. Bond Street.
At 0159 hours, the Bel Air Police Department received a call from the emergency room staff at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The staff reported that a 15 year old white female suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg was dropped off at the emergency room by a friend. At 0244 hours, the female victim was transported by medevac helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Detectives believe that this female victim received her injuries at the murder scene.
The murder victim is identified as Derrick Maxey Jr., a black male, 25 years of age, with a last known address of Holly Drive, Aberdeen, Maryland
Motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Bradley Helm at 410-638-4500 or Corporal Ruszala of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office at 410-836-5429.