baltimore — A $12,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a teenager accused of attempting to kill a school bus earlier this month.
The suspect, who goes by “Baby K,” is a 15-year-old boy who faces charges of attempted murder.
According to the police, on May 1, at approximately 4:55 p.m., three people boarded the school bus.
One of the suspects, later identified as “Baby K,” displayed a rifle and attempted to shoot the 14-year-old boy multiple times, but detectives believe the gun malfunctioned. Ammunition was removed from the bus.
The victim received minor injuries during the attack.
The victim’s mother, who wished to remain anonymous, said the weeks after the attack were very difficult.
“It hurts,” he said. “I can’t eat. I can’t sleep. My life will never go back to anything close to normal.”
According to the preliminary investigation, the suspects and the 14-year-old teenager knew each other. According to preliminary information, the assassination attempt resulted in a mutual dispute.
Three of the four suspects wanted as part of this investigation have been arrested.
The suspects are a 14-year-old boy from Suitland, a 15-year-old boy from Temple Hills and a 14-year-old girl from Oxon Hill. They are charged as adults.
The police consider a The attack was organized by a 14-year-old girl.
On the day of the girl’s suspect’s arraignment Monday, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy said, “We hear parents say, ‘My child is a good child. They did not participate. I don’t believe it’. But believe it. This, unfortunately, happens all too often in our societies. Young people make adult decisions with adult consequences.
“Baby K” as an adult is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, assault, possession of a firearm and additional charges.
Before he was arrested, the victim’s mother said he couldn’t rest easy.
“I just want him off the street,” she said. “I don’t want him to do this to someone else’s child.”
Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or go online to: www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app to your mobile device. See Case 23-0025719.
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