Fight leaves one teen dead, other charged as adult
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:14
 by Bill Gates

    Timothy Hall would have entered Dundalk High as a sophomore last week.
    Instead, there was a pall cast over the first day of school last week after Hall was killed on Aug. 25, allegedly by a one-time friend.
    Jalen T.D. Parrish, 15, was charged as an adult in the murder of Hall. Parrish would also had started his sophomore year at Dundalk High last week.
    According to Baltimore County Police, Parrish allegedly stabbed Hall once in the chest after an argument at a playground in the 600 block of N. Avondale Road at about 10 p.m.
    Responding emergency personnel took Hall to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was pronounced dead on Aug. 26.
    Hall, who lived in the 100 block of East Avenue, was also 15.
    Witnesses led police to Parrish, of the 200 block of Walnut Avenue. He was charged as an adut with first-degree murder and was being held without bail as of earlier this week.
    According to charging documents, Parrish, Hall and others were hanging out at the playground when Parrish allegedly struck Hall several times with a thin metal pole.
Parrish then reportedly threatened to kill Hall if Hall followed him out into the street.
    Hall reportedly walked out into the street, and Parrish allegedly stabbed him in the chest with a knife.
    Parrish reportedly told police he had challenged Hall to a fight, but denied stabbing him.
    Hall had allegedly been bullying Parrish and taunting him on social media, according to charging documents.
    Hall had attended the Crossroads School as a freshman. This was to have been his first year at Dundalk High.
    Sources at Dundalk High, speaking off the record, said Parrish had faced discplinary action at the school during his freshman year due to anger issues.