BALTIMORE (WJZ)– City police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old man for a Feb. 28 murder.
Officers say 31-year-old Laron Griffin was standing outside of the Family Mini-Mart when a suspect, Antonio Macklin, fatally shot him in the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue back in February.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Rain Stopping, Alert Day On Saturday
Macklin then fled on foot.
After reviewing video footage, examining physical evidence and speaking to witnesses, detectives were able to identify Macklin and arrest him Thursday in Owings Mills.READ MORE: Friends And Family Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Baltimore Teen
Macklin has been charged with first-degree murder and is at Central Booking waiting to see a court commissioner.Baltimore Police Unveil “SMART” Crime Strategy As Violence Surges; Hogan Weighs In