Dorwick Anthony Mallory

Dorwick Anthony Mallory, 20, of Essex has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with a shooting in Essex. (Photo provided by Baltimore County Police Department)

Baltimore County police arrested a 20-year-old Essex man in connection with a neighborhood shooting on Monday night.

Dorwick Anthony Mallory,of the 1400 block of Browning Court, was arrested on Wednesday and is charged with attempted first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police said Mallory and the victim were acquaintances but have not determined a motive in the shooting at Strawflower Road and Sandy Stone Road, less than half a mile from Mallory's home.

Officers were first called to Middleborough Road and Hartland Road but found the victim in the area of Middleborough Road and Route 702. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

Mallory does not have an attorney listed in online court records.