Baltimore shooting suspect captured, charged


BALTIMORE, MD – On May 8, 2021, a 33-year-old male was shot in the ankle, following an argument, in the 1500 block of Russell Street. After being shot, the victim ran inside the Casino where he was able to get help and call the police.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Southern District shooting detectives Interviewed the victim and pulled video footage and photographs from area cameras and were ultimately able to identify the suspect(s).

An arrest warrant was obtained and on May 12, 2021, at approximately 1:44 p.m., members of the Southern District Action Team arrested 20-year-old Blair Jones of the 2900 block of Mallview Road in the 2600 block of Patapsco Avenue.

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Jones is now at Central Booking where he has been charged with 1st Degree Attempted Murder and is currently waiting to see a court commissioner.

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