Murder USA: Tony Elliott Jr. and teen charged as killer-wanna-be thugs as drugs continue to rack Eastern Shore

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(Greensboro, MD) – Investigators from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division Upper Shore arrested two suspects today who were involved with a shooting that occurred last night in Caroline County.

Maryland State Police News BeatOne of the accused is identified as Tony Dermaine Elliott, Jr., 22 of 4606 Skinners Run Road in Hurlock, Md. Elliott is being charged with attempted first degree murder, reckless endangerment, and first and second degree assault. Elliott was arrested at 5:30 a.m. on June 25, 2015 and charged by Maryland State Trooper First Class K. Simms. Elliott is currently being held without bond at the Caroline County Detention Center. He will face his first court appearance on July 24, 2015 and will stay in the jail unless he makes bond.

Evidently, from court records, Elliott is also an alleged escaped rooster being sought by Maryland Child Support officials who have been trying to find him. As of May 12, 2015 a complaint which was given to the Dorchester County Sheriff had been returned unserved.  Now the officials know where to find him. Elliott is sought to provide funds or his child, who was identified in court records.

Elliott was charged by Caroline County States Attorney Jonathan Newell on June 13, 2012 with burglary and theft. In Circuit Court on Feb. 5, 2013 Elliott was found not guilty of all charges.

The other suspect, 17 years old, was arrested last night shortly before midnight and is in police custody. He is not being identified at this time because he is a juvenile. He is also charged with attempted first degree murder, reckless endangerment, and first and second degree assault. He is currently being held at Caroline County Detention Center.

The victim is identified as Cory Mayes, 18 of the 25,000 block of Hill Road in Greensboro. He was transported yesterday evening to Kent General Hospital in Dover, Delaware for medical treatment. Police believe Mayes is acquainted with the suspects involved.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at approximately 7:00 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Easton Barrack, assisted by officers from the Greensboro Police Department responded to the 25000 block of Hill Road in Greensboro, Maryland for the report of a shooting. Upon the arrival of responding emergency personnel, Mayes was located inside of the residence suffering from a single gunshot wound in the torso.

Witnesses at the scene, along with statements from the victim identified the suspects. Both suspects were located at their respective residences in Caroline County and taken into custody without incident by the Maryland State Police Apprehension Team. Sheriff deputies from the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.

Investigators from the Maryland State Police are still actively investigating additional leads. Anyone with information is urged to call the Maryland State Police, Easton Barrack at (410) 822-3101.

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