Approximately 3 p.m. Sunday, troopers responded to the 11000 block of Freetown Road in Princess Anne to investigate a reported shooting. Upon arrival, the responding troopers located a man with obvious trauma to his body lying on the ground.
The man was taken to the Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased, according to the news release.
Troopers later identified the victim as 31-year-old Arthur Terrell Alford of Salisbury.
Homicide detectives urge anyone with information regarding the crime to call 443-260-3700.