BALTIMORE (WJZ) – A 33-year-old man is being arrested in connection with a deadly shooting last year in East Baltimore, authorities said Wednesday.
Ernest Smith was arrested Tuesday on a first-degree murder warrant in the murder of 37-year-old Keith Hughes, Jr., Baltimore Police said.
READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Rain Watch
Hughes was one of two men shot around 4 p.m. on July 5, 2021, in the 1800 block of East Lafayette Avenue. He didn’t make it.
The second shooting victim arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds. His condition was not immediately clear on Wednesday.
READ MORE: Maryland native who revolutionized women’s fashion honored in new exhibition
After taking over the investigation, homicide detectives identified Smith as the suspect in the shooting in the case, police said.
Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, Smith was taken into custody at the 3100 block of East Monument Street.
MORE NEWS: Baltimore police looking for missing 14-year-old boy
Smith remains in custody pending court proceedings in the case.
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/23/baltimore-man-33-charged-with-murder-in-deadly-double-shooting/ Baltimore man, 33, charged with murder in deadly shooting – CBS Baltimore