Pair indicted by grand jury in connection to July 3rd fatal shooting in Easton

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EASTON, Md. – Easton Police have served grand jury indictments on two in connection to a fatal shooting that happened earlier this month.

21-year-old Jalyn Barney was indicted on Thursday on first and second degree murder, first and second degree assault charges, and two counts of firearm use in a violent crime. Additionally, 41-year-old Charlene Morton was served with a grand jury indictment on first degree murder, first and second degree assault, accessory after the fact to first degree murder, accessory after the fact to first degree assault, and firearm possession with felony conviction charges.

Barney was arrested and charged on July 15th. Morton was charged three days later.

The pair are currently in the custody of the Talbot County Detention Center.

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