24-year-old Charged with Attempted Murder in Shooting of Man in Edgewood

24-year-old Charged with Attempted Murder in Shooting of Man in Edgewood

A 24-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Edgewood, Maryland. The incident occurred on the evening of July 10th, 2023, and left one man injured.


According to police reports, the victim was walking along a street in Edgewood when the suspect approached him. The suspect then allegedly pulled out a firearm and fired several shots at the victim, hitting him multiple times before fleeing the scene.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital and underwent emergency surgery. He is currently in stable condition and is expected to recover fully.

The suspect was identified as 24-year-old John Smith after an investigation by local law enforcement. Smith was arrested on July 11th, 2023, and charged with seven counts of attempted murder.

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It is unclear what the motive behind the shooting was, but police have stated that they believe it was an isolated incident and that there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

Smith is held without bail and is scheduled to appear in court on August 5th, 2023. If convicted, he could face up to 25 years in prison.

The shooting has left residents of Edgewood shaken and concerned for their safety. Many have expressed their support for the victim and his family, and are calling on local officials to take action to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.

In a statement released to the press, Edgewood Mayor Jane Doe expressed her condolences to the victim and his family, and pledged to work with law enforcement to bring those responsible to justice.

“We are deeply saddened by this senseless act of violence, and our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family during this difficult time,” she said. “We will do everything in our power to ensure that justice is served and that our community remains safe and secure.”

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact the Edgewood Police Department.

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