Baltimore Woman Charged with Attempted Murder Gets March Trial Date

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A Baltimore woman charged with attempted murder had her trial date set before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa M. Phinn on Oct. 25. 

During the hearing, the prosecutor offered defendant Shanikiqua Jones a plea of 40 years, suspending all the 20 years with five years of probation for attempted first-degree murder. The plea was not accepted. 

Jones is charged with three counts each of attempted first and second-degree murder, three counts of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm with a felony conviction, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, having a handgun on her person, discharging firearms, and using a firearm in a felony violent crime in connection to an incident on June 27.

Judge Phinn schedule 30-year-old Jones to start trial on March 15, 2023, with Judge Erik S. Atas presiding. Jones is represented by defense attorney Koryn High.

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