PRINCESS ANNE, Md.- A Princess Anne man wanted in connection with a Friday night shooting is now in custody, after he turned himself in to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.
According to Princess Anne police, Willie Winifred Beals was transported back to Princess Anne Police headquarters where he was charged with attempted murder. He is currently being held at the Somerset County Detention Center.
Princess Anne police responded at 10:47 p.m. Friday to the Wink Lane Apartments parking lot for reports of shots fired and a man down. Police said upon arrival, officers observed a white male, later identified as Joshua Mark Hill, on the ground bleeding from the head and neck.
According to police, Hill stated that "Old Man Willie" shot him. Police said they obtained a tag number of a gold Ford Taurus that was leaving the scene. According to police, the tag, 8EZ-F16, came back registered to Beals of 12235 Wink Lane Apartment A in Princess Anne.
A warrant was issued for Beals' arrest and a description of both Beals and his vehicle was given to all surrounding law enforcement agencies. Police also said a warrant had been entered into the NCIC nationwide database.
Police report that Hill was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury and then was later flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore.
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