BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore Police said a man detained in connection with a shooting in south Baltimore on June 14 was a fugitive from Virginia Police.
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Police responded at 4:40 p.m. to the intersection of 2nd Street and Chesapeake Avenue for a traffic accident. A man who was shot crashed when he tried to drive himself to the hospital.
Officers were given a suspect description and found Alonzo Plenty, 30, a few blocks away, who matched the description. Plenty was taken into custody, and through a warrant check, the officers found out he was wanted in Virginia for escaping police custody. Police also determined he was the shooter.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Wind Chill To Bring Bitter Cold Friday
The condition of the shooting victim is unknown at this time.
Plenty is being held in central booking and is charged with first-degree attempted murder.MORE NEWS: Here's How To Prevent The Cold Snap From Freezing Your Pipes
Correction: Plenty was charged with first-degree attempted murder