Crime, Police/Fire

U.S. Marshals arrest Baltimore County shooting suspect in New Jersey

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S Marshals have arrested a Baltimore County shooting suspect.

On Friday, March 18, detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department and members of the U.S. Marshals arrested 22-year-old Luel F. Mekonnen of Silver Spring in connection with a shooting that occurred last week in the 1300-block of Colbury Road (21239).

At around 5 a.m. on March 17, officers responded to a local hospital for reports of a subject who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Once on the scene, authorities determined that the male victim had been shot on Colbury Road and later taken to the hospital. The victim is in stable condition.

Mekonnen was apprehended in New Jersey on Friday evening and has been charged as a fugitive.  He is awaiting extradition.

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