Alleged Perry Hall Shooter Identified, Charged With Attempted Murder
Robert Gladden Jr. was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and assault.
UPDATED (11:11 a.m.)—The 15-year-old accused in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School has been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder.
Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., 15, of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville, was also charged with first-degree assault, according to online court records.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 7. Gladden is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Police said yesterday that a student entered Perry Hall's cafeteria shortly before 11 a.m. Monday—the first day of school—with a shotgun and fired one shot that struck 17-year-old Daniel Borowy, a student at the school.
Gladden fired a second shot into the ceiling of the cafeteria as school staffers subdued him, according to court records.
Baltimore County police Chief James Johnson is set to address the media and discuss the case later Tuesday morning.
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Patch Associate Regional Editor Bryan P. Sears contributed to this article.