Worcester County, Maryland Man Arrested For Murder

On Saturday Maryland State Police arrested Boris Wade Connor, 18, of Newark, Maryland. Connor has been charged with first-degree murder, second degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault along with firearms-related charges.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting that occurred in the 6700 block of Basket Switch Road in Newark, Maryland. 

Upon arrival Deputies located Michael Lucas, 34, of Newark, Maryland, who was declared deceased at the scene. 

Investigators identified Connor as a suspect in the case and believe that Connor and Lucas, who knew each other, were involved in an argument. Connor then pulled out a handgun and shot Lucas. He fled the scene before being taken into custody.

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