UPDATED: Suspect in Shooting at Hollybrook Apartments in Laurel in Custody


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UPDATED – 10/03/23 – Laurel Police say the suspect in a shooting at the Hollybrook Apartments on September 27th turned himself in to police on Monday. Police say 25 year old James Surratt of Laurel is charged with weapons offenses, 1st and 3rd degree assault and 2 counts of reckless endangering. He is being held at SCI in default of a $132,500 cash bond.


UPDATED – 09/29/23 – Laurel Police have identified the suspect in a shooting at the Hollybrook Apartments on Wednesday as 25 year old James Surratt of Laurel. He is wanted on a variety of charges in this incident that injured two people. Surratt has ties to Millsboro and the Hollybrook Apartments in Laurel and police say the firearm used in this incident has not been recovered. The investigation is continuing and Laurel Police believe Surratt is armed and dangerous and the public is asked to call 9-1-1 if you see him – but do not approach or confront him. Anyone with information about this incident or other criminal activity is asked to contact the Laurel Police Department at 302-875-2244 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.


Police have cleared from the Hollybrook Apartments after a reported shooting on Pasture Lane earlier Wednesday night. Just before 11pm the scene was contained to the area of the 400 Building at the Hollybrook Apartments and one victim was flown to an area trauma center. A second victim was injured but declined emergency medical services.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information to contact Laurel Police or Crime Stoppers at 302-847-3333.