Victim expected to fully recover following Ridgely shooting


A shooting on Cronan Street in Ridgely left a man seriously injured.

James Rickman of Ridgely allegedly shot his son, Josh Rickman, at approximately 1 p.m. on Christmas day. Ridgely Police Department is not releasing many details at this time, but has confirmed that the victim has since returned home and is expected to fully recover.

James Rickman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, reckless endangerment, and two counts of aggravated assault. Bond was set at $350,000 and he has been ordered not to have contact with victims.

A preliminary court date has been set for January 16.


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