A 20-year-old has been charged in connection with a Monday night shooting in Essex that left a man injured.
Dorwick Anthony Mallory, of the 1400 block of Browning Court is charged with attempted first-degree murder and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Police said Mallory and the victim were acquaintances but the exact motive for the shooting remains unknown.
Police said investigators responded to area of Middleborough Road and Hartland Road in Essex Monday night for a report of a shooting. The victim was later located at Middleborough Road and Route 702. The shooting itself occurred at Strawflower Road and Sandystone Road, a short distance from where the victim was found.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.