Baltimore County Police said two employees working in the kitchen of the Sheraton Hotel in
The victim was transported to
Lt. Kevin Green said officers spotted the alleged assailant running nearby on Fairmount Avenue and he was apprehended. The man still had the knife when he was caught, Green said.
On Sunday, the suspect was identified by police as 28-year-old Derrick Lamont Newman, of the 3700 Block of West Bay Ave. in Brooklyn.
Police said after the arrest, officers found a bag the suspect is believed to have dropped while fleeing police. The bag contained a handgun and suspected narcotics, police said.
Newman was charged with attempted second-degree murder, a handgun violation, a controlled dangerous substance violation and other charges, police said. He was being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.