Crime, Police/Fire

Police arrest suspect in Overlea domestic-related shooting

OVERLEA, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a man after officers responded to a domestic-related shooting in Overlea on Sunday afternoon.

At around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the 100-block of Walnut Avenue (21206) for a report of a shooting.

Detectives determined that the suspect was involved in an altercation with a woman at his home when another man attempted to intervene.

The suspect shot the man in the lower body and was then subdued and disarmed by other people in the home who held him until officers arrived on the scene.

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Both the victim and the suspect were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Both are expected to survive.

The suspect has been identified as James Thomas Blue, 59, of the 100-block of Walnut Avenue (21206).

He has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and the use of a firearm in a felony.

Blue is being held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

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