By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 20-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with attempted murder.

Blair Jones was charged with first-degree attempted murder in connection to a shooting on May 8 in the 1500 block of Russell Street near the Horseshoe Casino.

READ MORE: Syringe Stabber, Thomas Stemen, Enters Plea Deal For Feb. 2020 Grocery Store Attack

A 33-year-old man was shot in the ankle following an argument. He ran inside the casino for help and called police.

READ MORE: Fierce Capitol Attacks On Police In Newly Released Videos

Detectives were able to identify Jones as a suspect after reviewing surveillance video in the area and got an arrest warrant for him on May 12.

Jones was taken into custody Wednesday in the 2600 block of Patapsco Avenue.

MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline Saturday

 

CBS Baltimore Staff