Crime, Police/Fire

Two suspects charged in Rosedale shooting that killed 13-year-old

ROSEDALE, MD—Two suspects have been charged in connection with the March 7 shooting death of a 13-year-old boy on the parking lot of Kenwood Shopping Center.

Rodrick O’Neil Bell, 20, and Jeremiah Corneal Bell, 16, both of the 5000-block of Walther Avenue (21214), were arrested at their home on Thursday morning, December 3rd. Both individuals are facing charges of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted first-degree murder. Jeremiah Bell is being charged as an adult.

Detectives say that, at just before midnight on March 7, several teens exited the ‘Triple Threat Elite’ dance studio.  The suspects drove through the parking lot and began firing shots into the crowd, striking one adult and five juvenile victims, including 13-year-old Rickie Forehand, who died at the scene. Detectives are continuing to investigate the motive for this shooting.

Both defendants remain held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status. Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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