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Police arrest suspect in Hunt Valley parking lot shooting

Police arrest suspect in Hunt Valley shooting
Posted at 1:48 PM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 12:37:16-05

A suspect was identified and arrested after a 42-year-old man was shot in a parking lot in Hunt Valley.

Police responded to a parking lot on the corner of Shawan Road and McCormick Road just after 11:00 at night on Saturday after a reported shooting. They say the shooting happened between two men who know each other and had a previous fight. 

When the men saw each other in the parking lot, the victim tried to walk away but the suspect shot the man once in the upper body and ran away. 

Richard Lewis Motes Jr., 52, was arrested for the shooting and charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime.  

The victim was a 42-year-old man who is expected to survive the shooting.