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UPDATE: Harford County Man Charged With Assault After Shooting

A Pennsylvania man was reportedly trespassing in northern Baltimore County before he was shot in the leg.

UPDATE: Harford County Man Charged With Assault After Shooting UPDATE: Harford County Man Charged With Assault After Shooting

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UPDATE—Police have charged Harford County resident Richard Heymann, 42, with first and second degree assault, after shooting a man who was allegedly trespassing on his friend's property.

Heymann, of the 3000 block of Hillsdale Court in Abingdon, posted $75,000 bond and was released, according to police. 

ORIGINAL—Police say charges are pending against a Harford County man accused of shooting a Pennsylvania resident in the leg in Parkton Tuesday morning.

Police have identified the shooter as 42-year-old Richard Heymann of Abingdon, MD. (See above)

After an argument with the alleged shooter and a local property owner, Christopher E. Kinne, 43, of Lancaster, PA, was shot Tuesday morning in a wooded area in the 300 block of Stablers Church Road in northern Baltimore County.

"Kinne was trespassing on the property, owned by an acquaintance of the shooter," according to a release. "The shooter and the property owner confronted Kinne about whether Kinne had the right to be on the property."

Kinne was shot at some point during the argument, the release stated.

All three men were hunting in the wooded area near Stablers Church Road. Kinne was armed with a shotgun, although it was not loaded at the time that he was shot, according to Baltimore County police spokeswoman Elise Armacost.

Police have not yet identified the alleged shooter, who is a resident of Harford County. He is expected to be charged with first- and second-degree assault.

Kinne was transported to York (PA) Hospital's Trauma Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.  

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