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A 30-year-old man accused of a non-fatal shooting in June accepted a plea from the prosecution on Dec. 6 in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
The Baltimore resident was originally charged with first and second-degree assault, firearm use in a felony violent crime, illegal possession of a firearm, having a loaded handgun in a vehicle, having a handgun on his person, illegal possession of ammo, and discharging firearms.
The incident occurred on June 5.
On Monday, the defendant appeared before Judge Melissa M. Phinn to accept a plea offer of five years, suspending all but one, with two years probation for illegal possession of a firearm, and 3 years, suspending all but one, with two years probation for having a handgun on his person.
He must also register as a gun offender.
The defendant accepted the plea before defense attorney Singleton Matthews who stood in for Donald Wright during Monday’s proceedings.Notifications are not yet available for this specific case. Please check back later for updates. Thank you.