Cops name Brooklyn Park murder victim

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. - Anne Arundel County Police identified a man who died Friday night after a fight Brooklyn Park.

Police said,  50-year-old Nick Gilbert Gartelman Sr. was pronounced dead at Harbor Hospital late Friday night. The cause of death remains undetermined, but homicide detectives are investigating.

Authorities said police were called to the 6000 block of Ritchie Highway for a report of an assault just after 9 p.m. When officers arrived they found Gartelman in medical distress. He was taken to Harbor Hospital where he died.

A preliminary investigation found the Gartelman was fighting with an unidentified white male before officers arrived on the scene. Police said they do not think this was a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Vince Carbonaro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3453 or contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department at 410-222-8610.

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