HdG Man Charged With Attempted Murder


Courtesy of the Aberdeen Police Department.

ABERDEEN, MD — A Havre de Grace man has been charged with attempted murder and other crimes in connection with a shooting that seriously injured a man in Aberdeen last week.

Anthony Jai Wilson, 24, of Havre de Grace, was taken into custody after a multiagency effort, according to authorities.

The shooting occurred on Thursday, July 28, when a man was found lying in the road in the unit block of Aberdeen Avenue around 2:45 a.m., the Aberdeen Police Department reported.

Paramedics provided advanced life-saving care, and the victim was flown to an area trauma center, where police said he was in serious but stable condition afterward.

Wilson, of the 100 block of Bloomsbury Avenue in Havre de Grace, was arrested on Saturday, July 30, court records show.

He faces seven charges:

  • Attempted first-degree murder
  • Attempted second-degree murder
  • First-degree assault
  • Second-degree assault
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Having a loaded handgun on his person
  • Using a firearm in a felony crime

The Bel Air Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit and the analyst from the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network Initiative assigned to the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office helped bring the case to a close, according to the Aberdeen Police Department.

Wilson is being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center. He has a bail review hearing slated for 1:30 p.m. on Monday in Harford County District Court in Bel Air.

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