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Brothers charged in Kenwood Shopping Center shooting that killed 13-year-old boy

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Posted at 3:00 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 15:35:31-05

BALTIMORE COUNTY — Two brothers have been charged in the March 7 shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy on the parking lot of Kenwood Shopping Center.

20-year-old Rodrick ONeil Bell and 16-year-old Jeremiah Corneal Bell were arrested at their home on December 3.

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Both are facing charges of first degree murder and five counts of attempted first degree murder. Bell is charged as an adult in these crimes.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit were able to determine that at 11:57 p.m., when a number of teens had exited 'Triple Threat Elite' dance studio, the suspects drove through the parking lot and began firing shots into the crowd, hitting one adult and five juvenile victims, including 13-year-old Rickie Forehand who died at the scene.

Detectives are continuing to investigate to determine a motive for this shooting.

Both defendants remain held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status.

Anyone who may have additional information should contact police by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.