COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — A 15-year-old was arrested and charged as an adult in connection to a non-fatal shooting in Columbia earlier this month.
The suspect is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault and related firearms charges, according to police.READ MORE: Baby Found In Back Of Car Towed From Baltimore County, Police Say
He was arrested on March 24 at his residence and is currently in the Howard County Detention Center awaiting a determination of bond.
Officers were called shortly after 3 p.m. on March 6 to the pathway near the 9400 block of Brett Lane for a reported shooting.READ MORE: Mr. Trash Wheel Celebrating 7th Birthday Next Month With Recycle Mosaic
When officers arrived, they found a 15-year-old, who is a relative of the suspect, suffering from a gunshot wound in the torso.
The victim was taken to Shock Trauma and is currently listed in stable condition.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1K New Cases & 17 Deaths Reported Sunday
Through investigation, police determined that the suspect and the victim had an ongoing dispute and had agreed to meet at the time and location of the shooting to address their disagreement.