Chambers, Jalen Eugene
 Jalen Eugene Chambers
Jalen Eugene Chambers, age 21

WHITE PLAINS, Md. – On March 23 at 3 p.m., officers responded to Continental Drive and Sandestin Place in White Plains for the report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, they located two juveniles with injuries. One victim had a gunshot wound to his arm; an officer was able to apply a tourniquet until EMS arrived.

Both victims had been struck with the pistol and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim with the gunshot wound was transported to a hospital where he was treated and later released.

During the investigation, detectives were able to identify three suspects. On April 21, investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division, with assistance from Patrol, the Narcotics Enforcement Section, and Judicial Services served multiple search warrants at various locations.

The suspects were also located. Jalen Eugene Chambers, 21, of Waldorf, and two 16-year-old males were arrested.

During the arrest, one of the 16-year-old males was in possession of a fully-loaded “ghost gun” – a gun that does not have a serial number – which had an extended magazine.

All three suspects were charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a crime, and other related charges.

The 16-year-old suspects were charged as adults. All three suspects are being held at the Charles County Detention Center without bond.

Detective Johnson is investigating.

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8 Comments

  1. Since you can’t prove me wrong, are you cowards ready to call it like it is now? Nobody wants to say it but there needs to be some serious long term punishment taken against the parents!!!

    1. So you think all guns should be legal and all forms of birth control should be illegal (based on how you use religion as a crutch whenever your opinions are attacked) but bad parenting should incur “long term punishment”?

      Do you ever think before you post?

        1. Christ look whose talking. Try posting a coherent sentence before you attempt to chastise others for their English language skills.

    2. Shut up! People are so quick to blame the parents! These teenagers are skipping school and committing crimes on their own. It’s not always the parents fault, some of the parents work in law enforcement themselves.

      1. One of the MANY “anonymouses” on here said:
        “It’s not always the parents fault, some of the parents work in law enforcement themselves.”
        Now that’s an ignorant, unresearched statement right there! Sorry son, but it IS their parent’s fault! They either did not provide the proper environment, instruction and discipline to “break the kid’s will” at a young age maybe because they weren’t united together to on certain issues.
        There is a saying that I’ve seen happen too often: “Some of the worst kids come from pastors and police officers” but not all of them, of course.
        The Bible gives us clear instructions about how to raise and discipline kids but the democrats and other fools decided to go against them in ways too numerous to list here…

        1. yo… break the kids will?? your poor children! I really hope you don’t have kids and yet, I’m certain there are worse parents than you. But man oh man if you were as well researched as you think you are, you would see how unhealthy that statement is.

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