CAMBRIDGE, Md. (WJZ) — A 16-year-old boy died and a 15-year-old boy was wounded in a double shooting in Cambridge, Maryland State Police said.
On Thursday about 8:15 p.m., officers with the Cambridge City Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of Camelia Street for a report of a shooting with multiple victims.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Cloudy & Cool With Spotty Showers Later
Cambridge resident Ja’Len Woolford, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another victim, a 15-year-old male, was taken to Dorchester General Hospital and then flown to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for treatment, police said.READ MORE: U.S. Offers Vaccines To Certain People Exposed To Monkeypox. Here's What You Should Know
The Cambridge Police Department asked the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit to take over the investigation. No other injuries were reported, police said.
Police believe the shooting was not random. An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: U.S. Moves To Make Antiviral Drug More Available Against COVID
Anyone with information is asked to call 410-749-3101 ext. 140.