Harrisburg man charged in Shippensburg shooting

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Harrisburg man is facing charges in a shooting Monday night near the campus of Shippensburg University.

Sherrod Eugene Baltimore, 21, is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, burglary and robbery in the shooting that injured two people.

State police said the victims were found shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday night along Bard Drive, near the Bard housing complex.

One of the shooting victims, identified as Kevin Malik Kenney, conspired to enter a residence on Bard Drive with Baltimore so they could steal money and drugs, according to police.

A resident of an apartment that was entered told police Baltimore and Kenney forced their way inside. Another resident was struck on the head with a crowbar. He also told police he heard two gunshots before one of the suspects fled.

In an interview with police later, Baltimore said he and Kenney were at the apartment to buy marijuana. He also admitted to hitting one of the residents on the head with the crowbar, police said.

Baltimore told police he wasn’t aware Kenney had a pistol with him. He said he was surprised to hear shots ring out and learn that Kenney had been shot, documents state.

Kenney was later airlifted to York Memorial Hospital, while the other victim was flown to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Baltimore is the only person charged at this time. He was arraigned and is in Cumberland County Prison on $300,000 bail.

Police believe the shooting is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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