Police search for man accused of murdering 10 year old, injuring 13 year old

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GLEN BURNIE, Md. - The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 6400 block of Roots Drive in Glen Burnie, Maryland on Monday. The stabbing left a 10-year-old girl dead and injured a 13-year-old boy.

According to officials, officers responded to the area after receiving reports of a domestic stabbing. When they arrived, they found a 10-year-old girl who was suffering from apparent trauma to her body. Officers also found a 13-year-old boy who was also suffering from trauma to his body. Both victims received medical aid on the scene. The girl was sent to the Baltimore Washington Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. The boy was sent to Johns Hopkins Pediatric Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The 10-year-old victim will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, Maryland for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of her death.

After an initial investigation, police identified Andres Rafael Quintana Garcia, 18, as a suspect. Garcia is a family member to both victims. Police used several different resources, including a police helicopter and canines, to locate the suspect  but have not yet done so. Officials say that an arrest warrant for Andres Garcia has been obtained. He is facing a number of charges in connection with the murder of the 10-year-old girl and the attempted murder of the 13-year-old boy.

Police are asking for help in locating Andres Garcia. He is described as white/Hispanic male, 5'05" tall, weighing 140 pounds with brown hair and eyes. He was last seen fleeing the house on foot, wearing gray colored clothing. The Anne Arundel County Police Department warns that he is considered a violent and dangerous subject.

Police ask that anyone with information come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.


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