Co-Defendants’ Case Ends with Nolle Pros

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The prosecution entered a nolle pros for a case involving a non-fatal drive-by shooting April 25 before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Philip Jackson

Kion Henry, 23, and Christopher Brown, 21, were charged with attempted first and second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, reckless endangerment, first-degree assault, firearm use in a felony violent crime, handgun on their person, handgun in vehicle, and discharging firearms. 

Brown was additionally charged with illegal possession of a registered firearm and possession of a firearm as a minor as he was under the age of 21 at the time of the incident. 

On Oct. 13, 2021, the prosecutor offered Brown 30 years in prison, suspending all but 20 years, for attempted first-degree murder, and 20 years for firearm use in the commission of a violent crime. The sentences were set to be served concurrently. However, the defendant on behalf of his defense attorney Natalie Finegar rejected the deal.

The prosecutor also offered Henry a deal for 25 years in prison, suspending all but 15 years, for attempted first-degree murder and five years without the possibility of parole for firearm use in the commission of a violent crime. The sentences were set to run concurrently but rejected by Henry and his defense attorney John Cox.

According to CBS Baltimore, at 3 p.m. on January 9, 2021, Baltimore City Police were called to the 5600 block of Purdue Avenue after reports of a shooting. Officers learned that a 28-year-old man was shot by individuals in a black vehicle that opened fire on the area.

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