Baltimore Police Make Arrest In Attempted Armed Robbery and Shooting

BALTIMORE, MD – Karon Alston, 27, was arrested on Wednesday by the Warrant Task Force for his involvement in an attempted armed robbery and shooting that occurred on February 15, 2023, in the 3500 block of Northway Avenue. Alston allegedly attempted to rob a 67-year-old male, discharged his firearm, and grazed the victim’s stomach.

Alston was identified by detectives collaborating with robbery detectives, and an arrest warrant was obtained. Alston has been charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder and Attempted Armed Robbery, as well as three additional warrants charging him with Robbery and Assault.

Alston remains in Central Booking and is waiting to appear before a court commissioner.

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