Police arrest second man in Laurel double shooting
Staff reportLaurel Leader
Howard County police have arrested a second man in a Dec. 18 double shooting in Laurel that left one dead
Howard County police have arrested a second man in a Dec. 18 double shooting in Laurel that left one person dead.
Police charged Derick Charles Johnson, 19, of Hyattsville, with attempted murder, assault and related charges. He is being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $500,000 bond.
Police last week charged Davon Phillip Jones, 20, of Bridle Path Lane in Laurel, with attempted murder, assault and handgun violations. Jones is being held at the county detention center without bail, police said.
Police intend to amend the charges filed against both suspects from attempted murder to murder.
Kaiyon Stanfield, 20, and his cousin, Khalil Stanfield, 21, were both found with gunshot wounds around 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 after officers were called to the 9400 block of Woodsong Court in Laurel.
According to police, they found Kaiyon Stanfield inside a car, while Khalil Stanfield, of Silver Spring, was nearby in the 9300 block of Daly Court.
Police said Kaiyon Stanfield, a member of the Oakland Mills boys basketball state championship team in 2015, died Friday at Shock Trauma in Baltimore.
Khalil Stanfield has been discharged from Shock Trauma, police said Tuesday.
Police said drugs were found at the scene of the shooting and suspect the crime to be drug related.