Sunday, April 15, 2018

Investigators Seek Public Assistance To Identify Driver Of Vehicle In Homicide Investigation

Investigators Seek Public Assistance To Identify Driver Of Vehicle In Homicide Investigation


(SALISBURY, MD) – Investigators from the Maryland State Police State Homicide Unit seek public assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle who is a person of interest in a Salisbury homicide investigation.
Police are seeking the identity of the driver of a red 2012-2017 Hyundai Elantra with Maryland tags, pictured in the photo below in front of the VFW, in the 800-block of West Main Street in Salisbury. Police believe the driver is an African American male. He is not a suspect. He is a person of interest.
 
The driver of the red Hyundai Elantra is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of Jaquanta S. Walton, aka Jaquonta Walton, 20, of Salisbury, Md.  Walton was pronounced dead the morning of June 10, 2017 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center after suffering a gunshot wound.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Walton and a friend had been attending a party on June 9, 2017 at the VFW, in the 800-block of West Main Street, Salisbury.  The establishment closed at 1:00 a.m. and dozens of people, including Walton, were out in the parking lot.
Police believe Walton was in the parking lot, when he was approached by an unknown suspect who shot him at least once in the torso, before fleeing the scene on foot.  Walton got into a private vehicle and was driven to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was dropped off.  No one else on the parking lot when the shooting occurred reported being injured.
Maryland State Police crime scene technicians responded to the scene and processed the area for evidence.  Investigators continue to conduct interviews and follow-up on leads as they work to determine what happened and who is responsible.
Anyone with information about the driver of the red Hyundai Elantra or this murder is urged to call Crime Solvers of the Lower Eastern Shore at 410-548-1776. Calls may remain confidential.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Murderbury. What a disgrace to vets of foreign wars this is. Close it down and burn it to the ground.

Anonymous said...

You have a great point 9:58. I have never considered it a VFW because it reminds me of a regular pig pen bar when you ride past there on a weekend night. A pack of patrons stumbling around. Some aren't even patrons apparently, just drive by shooters.

Anonymous said...

They lost the liquor license for 45 days cant sell alcohol

Anonymous said...

Oh really? Why?
Is this first hand knowledge or just speculation?