Man charged in fatal shooting at hotel party

January 19, 2001|By Mark Ribbing | Mark Ribbing,SUN STAFF

Howard County police arrested and charged a 20-year-old Elkridge man yesterday in a double shooting at a Columbia hotel Saturday night that left one Long Reach High School senior dead and another seriously wounded.

Shamal Ira Chapman of the 6700 block of Old Waterloo Road was picked up for questioning early yesterday and charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and a weapons violation, police said.

The shooting occurred at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the 8900 block of Stanford Blvd. Andre Devonne Corinaldi, 18, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene. Lauren Nicole Perkins, 17, of Elkridge isin serious but stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with a head wound.

Chapman, denied bail yesterday, was held at Howard County Detention Center in Jessup.

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