Trial Date Scheduled for Defendant in Kenwood Avenue Attempted Murder Case

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On March 2, a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge set a trial date for a defendant accused in a 2022 non-fatal shooting.

The assistant state’s attorney assigned to the case offered defendant Isiah Jewel a plea of 30 years, suspending all but 12 years with five years of supervised probation for attempted murder; a concurrent sentence of 12 years, the first five years without the possibility of parole for firearm use in a felony violent crime; and a concurrent three year sentence for having a handgun on his person. 

Jewel would have also been ordered to stay away from the victim and register as a gun offender.

Jewel, who is represented by defense attorney Hunter Pruette, rejected a plea before Judge Melissa M. Phinn on Thursday.

Judge Phinn set Jewel’s trial to begin May 10, with Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Kendra Ausby presiding. The trial is expected to last three days.

As reported by the  Baltimore Police Department (BPD), Jewel was arrested on Oct. 7 and charged with shooting a 33-year-old man on the 200 block of Kenwood Avenue on July 7, 2022.

Jewel is charged with first and second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault, using a firearm in a felony violent crime , handgun on his person, discharging a firearm , possession of felony crime ,and reckless endangerment.

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