BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that sent a 19-year-old woman to the hospital earlier this month.
Dorian Milstred, 19, was taken into custody Wednesday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, according to the Baltimore Police Department.READ MORE: 7 Shot, Including 5 Teenagers, In West Baltimore Friday Night
The arrest stems from a shooting that occurred about 11:53 p.m. Sept. 5 in North Baltimore.
Officers investigating a shooting near Atkinson and West 27th streets that night found the 19-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound near her right ear.READ MORE: ‘We Want To Prevent This From Happening Again’ Witnesses Describe Deadly Collision Between Fire Truck And Dirt Bike Rider In Baltimore As Advocates Call For Solutions
The victim was taken to an area hospital with injuries that were not deemed life-threatening.
Based on a preliminary investigation, police suspect the victim and her ex-boyfriend got into an argument that escalated when the victim’s ex opened fire.MORE NEWS: 'It's Ridiculous': Drivers React To Increase In Gas Prices
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