MURDER USA: Rickie Forehand, 13, shot dead after Rosedale dance; five others injured by gunfire
ROSEDALE, MD. – While officials are declaring a state of emergency over five cases of the virus that has spread from Communist China in the past few weeks, the murders in the Baltimore and Washington area continue to set records with a young teen the latest victim.
Baltimore County Police have identified the victim from the early morning shooting in the 6200 block of Kenwood Ave.
Rickie Forehand, 13, from the 5900 block of Hillen Road, Rosedale, Md., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers responded for a disturbance on the parking lot when multiple shooting victims approached them for help. Five shooting victims were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries and Victim Forehand was deceased at the scene. Detectives believe the shooting victims were attending an event at the Triple Threat Elite Dance studio. As the victims left the event they were approached by several suspects on the parking lot. An altercation ensued then multiple shots were fired towards the group.
Homicide detectives are interviewing numerous people from the event and searching for any video surveillance in the area.
If anyone has information about this homicide, they are asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers.
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