UPDATED: Easton PD Arrest 2 in Early Morning Homicide


UPDATED: 8:50pm – With help from Cambridge Police, Detectives from the Easton Police Department have arrested two people in connection with a shooting death early Saturday morning in the area of the Sidetracked Saloon on North East Avenue. Police arrested 34 year old Kevron Chase of Cambridge and Chadnee Harris of Hurlock. Chase is charged with 1st and 2nd degree murder, 1st and 2nd degree assault and other offenses. Harris is charged with accessory after the fact to 1st and 2nd degree murder and accessory after the fact to a felony. Both are being held at the Talbot County Detention Center.

Investigation revealed that Chase and the victim, Antonio Smith had a fight at the Sidetracked Saloon when Chase pulled a gun and fired – striking Smith. Harris drove Chase away from the scene. Police found her vehicle in Cambridge and a traffic stop found Harris driving and Chase a front seat passenger.


ORIGINAL STORY – 12:30pm – Easton Police were called to the Sidetracked Saloon on East Avenue just before 2am Saturday for shots fired. Police found a large crowd in the parking lot and located a man with a gunshot wound and began lifesaving efforts until paramedics arrived. The victim was taken to University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, however 23 year old Antonio Smith was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Anyone with information into this investigation should call Easton Police at 410-822-1111.