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Police search for third suspect in homicide


Maryland State Police are still searching for a third suspect involved in the homicide of a Caroline County man. The shooting occurred Wednesday morning April 7.

Police have identified the deceased victim as Gerald Nash, 28, of Caroline County. Gerald was transporte­d from the scene to Tidal Health Peninsula General where he was later pronounced deceased. An autopsy is pending.

Two of the three suspects have been arrested and are identified as Leslie Teo, 25, and Drequan Savage, 27, both of Salisbury. They were arrested Wednesday night by Maryland State Police and officers from the Salisbury City Police Department without incident.

Teo is charged with first and second degree murder. Savage is charged with first- and second degree murder, first and second-degree assault and other criminal charges. Both are being held at the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond.

Maryland State Police Homicide Unit investigat­ors were contacted by the Salisbury City Police Department and requested to investigat­e a shooting. The preliminar­y investigat­ion indicated that shortly after 10:30 a.m., officers from the Salisbury City Police Department were called to the 600 block of Hill Street in Salisbury for the shooting. Upon arrival, they located the victim, later identified as Nash, with an apparent gunshot wound.

Emergency medical personnel responded and the victim was transporte­d toTidal Health Peninsula General. He underwent treatment there until he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy is pending at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

Police believe Teo and Savage were assisted by one additional unknown suspect.The initial investigat­ion indicates they conspired to rob the victim of property Savage believed to be recently stolen by the victim.

A search is currently underway for a third suspect. Anyone who has informatio­n relating to the murder or has informatio­n about the third suspect is urged to contact Crime Solvers of the Eastern Shore, 410-548-1776, or Maryland State Police at 410-749-3101 or Salisbury City Police Department at 410-548-3165. Calls may remain confidenti­al.

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