A man was arrested within a day of attempting to rob a woman and then shooting her, police said.
Police arrested Keith Haddock, of the 13100 block of Shinnecock Drive in Silver Spring and charged the 19-year-old with attempt second-degree murder, first-degree assault, and armed robbery.
Police were called at 12:54 a.m. to a playground in the 11500 block of Stewart Lane, where a 17-year-old female had been shot. The teenager told police that she was approached by at least one black male, one of whom attempted to rob her.
The victim struggled with the suspect, and during the struggle, the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim. She provided a description of the suspect, which led police to Haddock.