booking photo of Eric Davon DavisBaltimore County Police arrest a suspect for a shooting Wednesday in Dundalk.

Police responded to the 2900 block of Yorkway, 21222 just after 6 p.m. for an assault. The investigation revealed that the victim met the suspect to purchase drugs. They got into an argument which led to the suspect pulling a gun.

The victim grabbed the gun and they struggled for control of the weapon. During the struggle, the suspect shot the victim and the bullet traveled through the victims jacket but did not hit the victim. When police arrived, the suspect ran but was arrested after a brief foot pursuit and the handgun was recovered. The victim was not injured. 

Eric Davon Davis (34) of the 7000 block of Dunmanway, 21222 was arrested and charged with first degree assault, having a handgun on his person, distribution of narcotics and various other charges. Davis is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.