BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man convicted in connection with a violent 2018 carjacking in which a mother of three was shot in the head faces life in prison plus 115 years.
Roderick King was convicted of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, armed carjacking, armed robbery and use of a firearm in a crime of violence, among other charges from the April 22 attack.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
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The victim, Stephanie Woodyard, was leaving her shift as a bartender at Filippo’s in the 400 block of South Conking Street in southeast Baltimore when King and another woman approached her with a gun and demanded her keys and purse.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
When she fought back, King shot her at close range. She was able to run to a nearby restaurant to call for help.
She told WJZ last year she recognized the duo as some of her last customers of the night.
King and the other woman were arrested in South Carolina where they were staying with a relative.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools To Allow Inner County Sporting Events Beginning Next Friday
He is set to be sentenced September 19.