UPDATE: Police Investigating Murder of 20-Year-Old Dunkirk Man, Tyree Tashawn Richardson

June 15, 2022

Terrance Kenneth Yancey, 22, of Washington DC

UPDATE 6/15/2022 @ 9:45 a.m.: Court documents identified the murder victim as Tyree Tashawn Richardson, age 20.

On Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 3:30 a.m., a 911 call was made from a residence in Dunkirk, and the call stated an unknown suspect shot someone in the neck and the suspect ran out of the house.

Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased at 3:40 a.m.

On the morning of the murder, Terrance Kenneth Yancey, 22, of Washington DC, was lying in bed at a residence on Lakeside Court in Dunkirk with a female who lives at the residence, when the female said she was awaken with the sound of gunshots in her room and saw Terrance Kenneth Yancey shooting Tyree Tashawn Richardson.

The witness stated, “she saw the flash from the muzzle and watched as Richardson crumpled to the floor”, she said she yelled at Yancey to stop shooting because she recognized Richardson.

The witness told police the victim was the father of her child and had knowledge of the passcode to enter the home.

When asked about knowing if Yancey had a gun prior to the murder, the witness told police, “No, but I should have. He always has a gun on him and had multiple gun related charges in the past”.

After the murder Yancey fled the residence on foot.

UPDATE 6/14/2022 @ 4:38 a.m.: On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at approximately 2:37 a.m., a 911 caller passing through the area reported a black male wearing pink pants in the parking lot of the BP located at 10855 Town Center Boulevard in Dunkirk (located just 2 miles away from the murder scene on Lakeside Court in Dunkirk.)

Officers arrived on scene in under 1 minute and spoke with witnesses who advised the suspect fled on foot Northbound.

Police utilized a K9 unit and performed a track which led officers to the suspect who fled into the nearby wooded area behind the BP gas station/car wash.

Officers located, and placed Yancey into custody at 2:43 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

Multiple agencies including the Prince George’s County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Maryland State Police / MSP Aviation Division, and citizens of Calvert County aided in the search.

Updates and charged will be added when they become available.


UPDATE 6/14/2022 @ 3:00 a.m.: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies located and apprehended murder suspect Terrence Kenneth Yancey, age 22, wanted in connection with the homicide that occurred June 13, 2022 in Dunkirk, MD.

UPDATE 6/13/2022 @ 11:30 p.m.: All Calvert County residents in the area of Lyons Creek Road / Crown Drive, Longleaf Lane, Route 4, in the Dunkirk area should remains indoors and lock all doors and windows.

One resident witnessed an unknown subject in his back yard and fired a weapon 1 time. The suspect was last seen fleeing towards Route 4.

Multiple police helicopters, an armored vehicle with a tactical team and K9 units have a perimeter setup and are actively searching the area. Nearby roadways are closed and roadblocks have been set up.


6/13/2022: On Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 3:35 a.m., 3900 block of Lakeside Court in Dunkirk, for the reported shooting.

Police arrived on the scene and found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. Their identity will be released at a later time.

The suspect reportedly fled on foot and is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Terrance Kenneth Yancey is asked to contact Detective Joshua Buck at [email protected] or (410) 535-200 ext. 2765

update 6/13/2022: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Terrence Kenneth Yancey, age 22 of Washington D.C.

Yancey is wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred June 13, 2022 in Dunkirk.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Terrance Kenneth Yancey is asked to contact Detective Joshua Buck at [email protected] or (410) 535-200 ext. 2765.

Citizens may remain anonymous thru the ‘Submit a Tip’ feature on the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office mobile app. To download, visit https://apps.myocv.com/share/a39520678 .

Tipsters may also email [email protected].

6/13/22: Calvert County deputies are actively searching for homicide suspect Terrance Kenneth Yancey, age 22. If seen, please call 911.

Deputies are conducting a homicide investigation in the area of Lyons Creek Road in Dunkirk.

They are actively conducting a search for suspect, Terrance Kenneth Yancey, black male, age 22.

Yancey is considered armed and dangerous.