Crime, Police/Fire

Towson University triple-shooting suspect arrested, identified

TOWSON, MD—Police have arrested and identified a suspect in connection Saturday’s shooting at Towson University.

On Tuesday, September 7, detectives with the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit arrested 19-year-old Samuel Nnam on multiple charges including attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree assault.

The charges stem from an early-morning shooting that occurred Saturday, September 4, on the Towson University campus.

Based on evidence collected at the scene and surveillance video, Nnam began to discharge the firearm he was carrying striking himself and two others. One of those injured is a female Towson University student.

Nnam has also been charged with carrying a loaded handgun as well as the use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime.

Officers arrested the 19-year-old shortly after he was discharged from an area hospital.  Nnam is now being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center held without bail.

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