Laurel Police Department officers arrested Devante Malik Boyd (22 years of age) earlier today in connection with an alleged crime that took place over two weeks ago. Boyd stands charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of attempted armed robbery. Boyd will have his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court today. The officers nabbed the suspect around 10:00 this morning.
The arrest today is linked back to Friday, August 23, when LPD officers responded to reports of a male victim who had been shot in the area of South Park Village just after 10:00 that night. Officers located the victim that evening on Queensburg avenue, rendered medical aid and transported him to SCRMC for treatment.
Any persons with information about this or any other case are encouraged to call LPD at 601-399-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.