Road Rage Shooting Suspect Arrested After Baltimore Beltway Gunfire Injures Victim: Police


The Maryland State Police said it arrested 24-year-old Keith Felton of Baltimore County early Wednesday morning after a Tuesday evening road rage shooting in Anne Arundel County. A state police car is shown here on another day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

GLEN BURNIE, MD - A road rage shooting in Glen Burnie prompted the Wednesday arrest of a Gwynn Oak man, state police said.

Troopers said an ambulance took the male victim to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Authorities identified the arrestee as 24-year-old Keith Felton. 

A press release said Felton is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and other firearm-related charges.

The Maryland State Police said the shooting happened Tuesday just after 4:30 p.m. along eastbound Interstate 695 at Exit 3 for Maryland Route 2, also known as Ritchie Highway.

Responding troopers from the Glen Burnie Barrack said they found the victim, who was pulled over on the left shoulder with an apparent gunshot wound. 

Authorities said the victim and Felton, who was driving a Dodge Caravan, were both heading east on I-695 when Felton cut off the victim. 

The victim told police that an argument ensued, the release said.

Authorities said Felton pulled up next to the victim's vehicle and shot him and the vehicle.

Troopers from the Criminal Enforcement Division South and the Golden Ring Barrack said they served a search warrant at Felton's home early Wednesday morning. The Maryland State Police Special Tactical Assault Team Element assisted. 

Authorities said they recovered five firearms at the time of Felton's arrest.

State Police said they arrested Felton and took him to the Glen Burnie Barrack for processing.

Troopers said Felton is at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center, where he awaits an initial appearance before a district court commissioner.

This map shows the area where authorities said they found the victim.

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