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Police: Anne Arundel man shoots woman, seeks help for her

A North Beach man shot a woman and then went to a neighbor’s house in search of help for her, police said.

Kenneth W. Mitchell. (Anne Arundel police/Courtesy photo)

Anne Arundel County police said Kenneth W. Mitchell, 34, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and other charges after a Thursday morning incident.

According to police, officers went to the 600 block of Alabama Avenue about 2 p.m. after a report of a domestic-related shooting. On the way, police learned that the victim was at a neighbor’s home in the 7000 block of Charleston Avenue.

At the Charleston Avenue home, police said, they found a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital, where she is in stable condition.

Police said they learned that Mitchell was arguing with the woman before he took out a gun and shot her. Mitchell then went to a neighbor’s house seeking help, police said, while the woman went to the Charleston Avenue address.

Mitchell was arrested without incident, police said.

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