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Two Injured When Teenager Opens Fire at Crisfield Elks Lodge

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The Recovered Firearm (Photo: Crisfield Police) The Recovered Firearm (Photo: Crisfield Police)

CRISFIELD, Md. - An Accomack County teenager is behind bars after Crisfield Police say he opened fire at an Elks Lodge at the end of a party early Sunday morning.                 

According to Crisfield Police, officers from Crisfield and Princess Anne as well as state troopers and members of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported shooting just after 2 a.m. at the Elks Pride Lodge on Fourth Street in Crisfield.

Police say a large crowd was leaving a party when officers heard shots coming from inside. The gunfire continued outside, when officers say they spotted someone leaving the building with a handgun. Police arrested the suspect and recovered the handgun.

Police say the suspect was identified as 18-year-old Keshawn Harmon of Melfa, Va. According to police, the motive for the shooting may have been an argument that led to a fight and the shooting.

Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident and were taken to PRMC for treatment, according to Crisfield Police. One of the two victims was shot in the leg, while the other was shot in the abdomen.

Police say Harmon was charged with the following:

  • Attempt Murder 1st Degree (2 Counts)
  • Attempt Murder 2nd Degree (2 Counts)
  • 1st Degree Assault (2 Counts)
  • 2nd Degree Assault (6 Counts)
  • Reckless Endangerment (2 Counts)
  • Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence
  • Under 21 years of age; Possession of a Firearm
  • Handgun Violation (wear & carry)
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Disturbing the Peace

He is being held at the Somerset County Detention Center without bond. Police say the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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