By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun
5:16 PM EST, November 15, 2012
Baltimore homicide detectives have charged 25-year-old James Berry in a 2011 triple shooting in Bolton Hill that killed a 21-year-old man.
Berry, described by one police commander as a "high roller" because of his suspected connection to violence, was taken into custody in the 1100 block of E. 33rd St. on Wednesday and booked on charges of murder and attempted murder.
The shooting killed 21-year-old Angelo Fitzgerald and injured two others. According to charging documents, the three victims were hanging out in a courtyard area near an apartment building when Berry and other unknown people came around the corner firing.
Police said the gunmen had a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol and a "high-powered assault rifle." Investigators found nine .40 caliber shell casings and 21 casings from the rifle, records show.
Court records show Berry was charged in 2008 with the murder of 18-year-old Mark Henson in the 1500 block of McKean Avenue, pleaded not guilty and was found not guilty of all charges.
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