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Baltimore man dies from shooting injuries 15 years later

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 11:11:25-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police said a man who was shot 15 years ago as a teen died Saturday.

Authorities said 31-year-old Quinton Rodgers died October 23, at the University of Maryland Hospital. Medical personnel determined that his death steamed from complications from being shot years ago.

Officer responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Normandy Ave on the the night of October 6, 2004. On the scene, they found then, 17-year-old Quinton Rodgers of the 500 block of Lounden Avenue, laying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Rodgers was taken to Shock Trauma for treatment.

Police said Rodgers was rendered paralyzed from the waist down as a result of being shot.

Days later, police arrested and charged then, 26-year-old Derrick Lawson with 1st Degree Attempted Murder in connection with the shooting of Rodgers. Lawson's charges were later dropped.