POLICE: School shooting suspect accused of using same gun in cousin's murder


    POLICE: School shooting suspect accused of using same gun in cousin's murder

    BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Court documents show the alleged shooter of a Frederick Douglass High School staff member may have used the same gun in a November murder.

    Neil Davis received his bail review in a Baltimore courtroom today. Judge Kathleen Sweeney denied Davis bail saying, ”it is clear he is a threat to public safety.”

    During the hearing, it was disclosed Davis has received treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

    According to the school police officer filling out the Statement of Probable Cause, Davis’ sister and another student were in a conference when the officer heard gunshots outside the office. The officer witnessed “two black males still struggling outside of the office.”

    Michael Marks, a staff member working in the High School was found with two gunshot wounds.

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    When Davis was arrested for shooting Marks, police ran ballistics tests on the gun they allegedly confiscated from Davis.

    They say a match was found to a shell casing recovered at the murder scene of a Darelle Yancey, who was killed on York Rd in November 2018.

    Family members tell FOX45 that Yancey and Davis were cousins.

    First on FOX, New details of a troubled past surfaced surrounding Davis, In 2015, police arrested him for attempted murder.

    POLICE: School shooting suspect accused of using same gun in cousin's murder

    First on FOX, New details of a troubled past surfaced surrounding Davis, In 2015, police arrested him for attempted murder.

    In that case, Davis is accused of cutting the throat of an eight year cousin as she walked to school.

    At the time, the victim’s siblings told police, Davis was looking for their older brother Darelle.

    Davis is charged with the first degree murder of Yancey, and the attempted first degree murder of Marks.

    He is being held without bail. A preliminary hearing has been set for March 6th.

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