Salisbury reports first murder in 23 months

Salisbury City Police and Maryland State Police detectives were investigating the murder of a Salisbury man who was shot Friday night in a neighborhood off Snow Hill Road. 

Police said Dondre Wilson, 33, of Salisbury, was found dead in a car on Adams Avenue.

His body was taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an autopsy.

The homicide is the first to occur inside the city limits in 23 months

State Police reported that just before 11 p.m. Friday, City Police responded to 911 calls reporting shots fired in an apartment complex.

Police found Wilson inside a sedan that crashed into a parked car before stopping in a nearby wooded area.

Police said Wilson appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The State Police Homicide Unit is assisting City Police in the investigation.

Troopers said their preliminary investigation indicates the shooting occurred as Wilson was taking food to a resident — possibly a family member — in the apartment complex.

Police suspect there were multiple people in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. Police did not yet have a suspect description.

Investigators interviewed witnesses and residents in the area.  Crime scene evidence has taken to the State Police Forensic Sciences Division crime laboratory for analysis.

Anyone with information about this murder is urged to contact Maryland State Police at the Salisbury Barrack at 410-749-3101, or Crime Solvers of the Lower Eastern Shore at 410-548-1776.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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