Attempted Murder Defendant Rejects Plea Deal

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On April 8, Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa K. Copeland set a trial date for 53-year-old Kim Alderman

Alderman is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, firearm use in a violent felony crime, firearm possession with a felony conviction, illegal firearm possession, illegal possession of ammunition, having a loaded handgun on their person, discharging a firearm in Baltimore City and two charges of reckless endangerment in relation with an incident on Dec. 5, 2023.

Alderman was offered a plea deal of 60 years, suspending all but 35 years, including 10 years without the possibility of parole for attempted first-degree murder and firearm possession with a felony conviction. Alderman rejected this offer.

Judge Copeland set the trial date for July 8. The trial is expected to last four days. Alderman will appear with his attorney Isabel Lipman in front of Judge Troy K. Hill.

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