Baltimore County Police have charged a 22-year-old man with the July 12th shooting on Shawnee Court, 21234. Kai Anthony Warren Barnes of the unit-block of Shawnee Court has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and the use of a firearm in a crime of violence. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit were able to determine that the shooting was targeted over an on-going dispute.
Barnes is being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on a denied bail status. A photograph is not available at this time.
Original (July 12, 2019 9:23 p.m.):
Just after 2:30 p.m. on July 12, 2019, Baltimore County Police received a call for a shooting in the unit-block of Shawnee Court, 21234. Officers arrived and found the victim, a 23 year old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper body. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he is expected to survive his injuries.
Violent Crimes Unit detectives are actively investigating this incident and believe that the victim was targeted by the suspect. Police do not believe that there is an ongoing threat to the public. More details will be provided as the investigation progresses.
Police said they found a 23-year-old man with a single gunshot wound to his upper body after receiving a call Friday just after 2:30 p.m. to an apartment complex at Shawnee Court. The man was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police said.
Detectives determined the shooting was targeted and a part of an “on-going dispute,” and do not believe Barnes posed an ongoing public threat, police said.