Baltimore Police: Louisiana Authorities Arrest ‘Public Enemy No.1’

BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Baltimore Police say authorities in Louisiana have arrested ‘Public Enemy Number 1,’ Cortez Wall.

Police say Monday night Wall was arrested in Shreveport, Lousiana.

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The arrest was made by agents with the U.S. Marshal’s Office Fugitive Task Force, sheriff’s deputies and police with a K-9 detained Wall as he tried to flee.

Wall was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and taken to a local correctional center.

The 18-year-old man was wanted by police for a homicide on the 300 block of Whitridge Avenue on May 6.

Police say Cortez has a long history of violence.

No charges were reported in the police statement, and it wasn’t immediately known if Wall had an attorney.

This story will be updated.

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