Man charged in shooting near Towson pub

TOWSON, Md. (WMAR) - A man was shot in the hand after a gunman fired several shots into a crowd in downtown Towson.

Baltimore County Police say they have arrested and charged 26-year-old Minsung Kang for the overnight shooting.

Early Sunday morning, police say their patrol officers heard several gunshots near the area West Chesapeake Avenue and stopped a truck that was fleeing the scene.

A preliminary investigation revealed that there was an altercation between Kang and two other people outside of Charles Village Pub.

Police say that Kang threw a bottle of Gatorade at a woman when a fight broke out.

Kang pulled out a handgun during the fight and fired five shots into a crowd of people, police believe.

Only one person suffered minor injuries to his hand.  He was treated at the scene, but police are unaware of his current condition.

Kang faces charges for attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, and the use of a handgun while committing a felony.

He is currently being held at Baltimore County Detention Center without bail.

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