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16-year-old Arundel Mills Mall shooting suspect turns himself in

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 13:27:57-05

HANOVER, Md. — A 16-year-old accused of shooting a man during a fight at the Arundel Mills Mall has turned himself in.

Anne Arundel County Police said on Tuesday around 10:30 a.m., Jamari Hammond went to a police station with his mother to turn himself in. Police say he was taken into custody without incident.

RELATED: 16-year-old arrested after one shot at Arundel Mills Mall

Officers were called to the entrance three portion of Arundel Mills Mall for the shooting on Saturday at 7:45 p.m. There, they found surveillance footage of the incident and several witnesses.

During the investigation, officers learned about a man arriving at an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower torso. The man was identified as a victim of the aforementioned shooting at Arundel Mills Mall. He is listed in stable condition.

As detectives conducted interviews, they were able to positively identify a suspect related to the incident. Police identified the shooter as 16-year-old Jamari Marquese Hammond. Hammond will be charged as an adult for attempted murder and other related charges.

Investigators believe the incident stemmed from a verbal altercation between two groups of individuals previously unknown to each other.