Rosedale, MD- A 6-year-old boy was shot by a neighbor while sleeping in his Rosedale home in the unit block of Capella Court.
Around 7 a.m., Deyonna Nykeima Charles was inside her home next door when she unloaded her boyfriend’s gun and it discharged.
The bullet fired through a wall that leads to the boy’s bedroom.
Charles was arrested and has been released on her own recognizance. She faces charges of second degree assault, reckless endangerment, and discharging a firearm.
Her boyfriend, Corey Jarard Nash, 28, is a previously convicted felon who’s prohibited from possessing a gun.
He’s being held without bail on firearm possession and ammunition charges.
The child is expected to survive.