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A police raid this week at a St. Mary’s residence failed to find a suspect charged with murder in a shooting last month in an Annapolis home, and detectives warned on Tuesday that he might still be in the Lexington Park area.

Authorities report that Clarence Eugene Johnson III, 24, of Annapolis also has been charged with the attempted murder of a second victim during the Dec. 12 incident on Tyler Avenue in the state’s capital city. Johnson was described as a 6-foot-4 black man, weighing 250 pounds and with multiple tattoos.

On Monday, St. Mary’s detectives report, someone saw a man matching Johnson’s description enter a townhouse in the area of the River Bay neighborhood near Lexington Park, and law officers set up a perimeter around the townhouse before going inside. Johnson was not there.

Detectives reported Tuesday that Johnson should be considered “armed and extremely dangerous,” and that anyone with information about his whereabouts should call St. Mary’s Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333, send a tip by texting TIP239, plus the message to CRIMES (numerically 274637), or contact Annapolis police by phone at 410-268-9000, ext. 7299, or by email to