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D.C. Man Charged in Morgan State Shooting

20-year-old charged with attempted murder, assault, and other offenses



    D.C. Man Charged in Morgan State Shooting
    The scene of Friday's shooting on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore. The male victim has non-life-threatening injuries.

    Baltimore Police have brought charges against a D.C. man who they say confessed to the shooting of a student at Morgan State University.

    Keith Robertson, 20, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault, and various related handgun offenses. According to WBAL-TV, investigators say that Friday's shooting was not a random act of violence, but a targeted attack stemming from a prior dispute.

    Authorities still have not released the name of the shooting victim, who was listed in stable condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma unit with non-life threatening injuries Saturday. Police say that Robertson shot the victim, a member of Morgan State's football team, three times in the torso.

    The shooting took place shortly before 1:00 p.m. near an apartment complex in the 1700 block of East Cold Spring Lane. It is not known if Robertson is a Morgan State student.

    Keith Robertson. (Photo courtesy Baltimore Police Department)