ANNAPOLIS, MD. (THECOUNT) — Michelle Cummings, of Houston, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday morning drive-by shooting in Maryland.

Cummings, who was visiting Annapolis to drop off her son off who was recently awarded a scholarship to the Naval Academy, was fatally shot while at her hotel.


The innocent Houston mother was killed in a drive-by shooting at her hotel while sitting in the patio area.

Investigators said the shots “travelled a distance” when they struck and killed Cummings.

Cummings’ son, was a Westfield High School football player who committed to play at the Naval Academy.

The incident remains under investigation.

Police in Annapolis are urging residents for any information.


Geo quick facts: Annapolis, Maryland’s capital city, is on Chesapeake Bay. Its historic district includes 18th-century brick houses and the domed 1700s Maryland State House. On Church Circle, the Romanesque-style St. Anne’s Episcopal Church has Tiffany glass windows and a historic cemetery. The sprawling waterfront grounds of the United States Naval Academy feature beaux arts architecture, monuments and a naval history museum – wikipedia.