Laurel man gunned down in driveway; Police search for suspects

WASHINGTON – Anne Arundel Police are searching for two men responsible for fatally shooting a man in Laurel early Friday morning.

Gregory Robert Sears, 36, was shot in the driveway of his home in the 8000 block of Ians Alley after he was approached by two men.

The unknown suspects left the area on foot.

Officers searched the area but were unable to find the suspects.

Sears was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died.

The suspects were described as two black males wearing masks.

The motive behind the shooting remains under investigation. Police do not know if this was a random or targeted incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Shelly Guy at 410-222-3458, Detective Jason McNemar at 410-222-3463, Sergeant Keith Clark at 410-222-3456 or the Major Crimes Section at 410-222-3450.

Anyone with information on the incident can call, email, or text tips to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline, which is available 24-hours a day toll free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637). Visit the website at

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