ESSEX, Md. (WJZ) — Police have arrested the suspect they say was responsible for a shooting that left a man hospitalized in November.

County officers reported to the Back River Neck Road area near Torhat Court on Nov. 27. around 9:45 p.m. for a shooting where they found a 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.

Man Suffers Serious Injuries After Shooting In Essex

Officers arrested and charged 18-year-old Troy Peay Wednesday with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and armed robbery.

Troy Peay Photo Courtesy of The Baltimore County Police Department

He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections where he is denied bail.

Peay has a preliminary hearing set for Jan. 4, 2019.

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