Police Ask for Help Identifying Suspect in Dollar Store Dispute Turned Homicide

Thank you for reading Baltimore Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024.

Donate Now

The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) are seeking help to identify a suspect in the murder of 25-year-old Clarence Adkins IV.

On Dec. 29, 2022, at approximately 1:54 p.m., Adkins pulled up to The Dollar Plus Store located at 2004 W. Pratt Street, parked his vehicle, and entered the store. Once in the store, Clarence Adkins made a purchase and began to argue with two unknown males.

The argument continued outside of the store when one of the males, pictured below, produced a handgun and proceeded to shoot Adkins multiple times. Adkins was transported to the University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma Center where he died a short time later.

BPD Homicide detectives are looking to identify this shooter.

Anyone knowing the identity of the person seen in these photos is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Metro Crime Stoppers’ hotline at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Notifications are not yet available for this specific case. Please check back later for updates. Thank you.