Police arrest man in connection with shooting

BALTIMORE - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a shooting that occurred in Southwest Baltimore.

According to Baltimore City Police, 20-year-old Delvonta Morten was charged with attempted murder for a shooting that occurred June 8 in the unit block of North Abington Avenue.

Police identified the victim as being the mother of Morten's children.

The victim was shot in the abdomen, taken to the hospital where she underwent surgery and was released, police said.

Detectives were able to identify Morten as the person responsible for the shooting and arrested him Monday, June 9.

Morten is charged with attempted first degree murder, attempted second degree murder, along with various assault and handgun charges.

Morten is currently waiting for bail review.

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