Baltimore Police identify man arrested for New Year’s Eve shooting

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BALTIMORE, MD – A man who shot a man in the stomach on New Year’s Eve is now in police custody.  Police identified 61-year-old Ronald Williamson of the 800 block of N. Fremont Avenue as the man who pulled the trigger. Williamson has been charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Attempt and is being held without bail at Central Booking.

On December 31, 2020 at approximately 11:22 a.m., officers were walking foot in the area of N. Eutaw Street at Mulberry Street when they heard gunshots in the area.

Officers responded to the area when they were approached by a 52-year-old male who had been shot in the stomach. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is in serious condition.
Back up officers responded and canvassed the area for potential witnesses and a possible suspect. As the officers walked into the 300 block of State Street (an alley), they observed an unknown male discarding a handgun.  The handgun was recovered.

Central District detectives are investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2411 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.


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