A tragic incident unfolded at the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Timonium on Saturday evening, resulting in the death of a 32-year-old man. Baltimore County Police have arrested a suspect, Quinton Walker, who now faces first-degree murder charges in the killing of Marcus Whitehead. The suspect is currently held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center as a result of his involvement in the fatal shooting.
Responding to a distress call around 7 p.m., officers arrived at the trampoline park to find a man who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Despite being rushed to a local hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries. The Baltimore County Police have confirmed that the victim and the shooter were acquainted with each other. The motive behind the shooting remains unclear.
The shocking incident has left the community in disbelief. Cecelia Griffin, who works nearby, expressed her confusion, questioning why someone would bring a gun to a trampoline park. Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski took to social media to condemn the act, describing it as both “shameful.” He confirmed that no children were harmed during the shooting. Additionally, Olszewski commended the swift response of the Baltimore County Police in apprehending a suspect.
The Baltimore County Violent Crime Unit has taken charge of the investigation into the shooting. Anyone with information about the incident is being asked by police to contact 911. Meanwhile, all individuals present during the shooting, including young children, have been safely reunited with their families. The police have assured no ongoing threat to the community.