Baltimore, MD – The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Pedro Manuel Argote, 49, a man suspected of murdering a Maryland Circuit Court Judge.
On Oct. 19, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 19100 block of Olde Waterford Road in Hagerstown, Maryland, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies observed that the victim had sustained gunshot wounds.
The victim, a Maryland Circuit Court Judge, was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Law enforcement officials believe Argote is possibly operating a silver 2009 Mercedes GL 450 bearing Maryland registration 4EH0408.
Argote has ties to multiple locations beyond the state of Maryland to include Brooklyn and Long Island, New York; Tampa and Clearwater, Florida; Columbus, Indiana; and unknown cities in North Carolina.
The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to Argote’s arrest. Argote should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is urged to contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-WANTED2 or submit tips via the USMS Tips App.