Two 16-year-olds arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE, Md. – Two 16-year-olds were arrested in connection with a fatal November shooting.
Cambridge Police say 16-year-old Daeveon Lat’ee Johnson of Cambridge is facing charges including second-degree murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and illegal possession of a firearm by a minor. Meanwhile, 16-year-old Key’marion Da’Qion Ennals of Cambridge is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault, and multiple other related crimes.
Both minors have been charged as adults. Johnson and Ennals appeared before the District Court Commissioner and are awaiting a bond hearing.
Police say around 8:15 p.m. on November 18th, 2021, officers responded to the 900 block of Camelia Street for a reported shooting involving multiple victims. Officers were able to locate two male victims who had been shot at the scene.
One of the victims, 16-year-old Ja’Len Woolford of Cambridge was pronounced dead on scene. The other victim, a 15-year-old male was taken to Dorchester General Hospital. He was later flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Cambridge Police have handed the investigation over to the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit. Investigators say the shooting appears to have been targeted. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Maryland State Police at (410) 749-3101 ext. 140. Callers may remain anonymous.