BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police have identified a suspect in the murder of the grandson of Maryland State delegate Talmadge Branch.
Police say they are looking for 19-year-old Raekwon Thornton. They say he killed 22-year-old Tyrone Ray on Nicholas Avenue on September 4.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Says Vaccine ‘Difference Between Life and Death’ As Some City Neighborhoods Only 30% Vaccinated; Mayor, Governor Say No New Restrictions For Now
Ray was found with gunshot wounds to his body, but later died at the hospital.
Branch told our media partner, the Baltimore Sun, that “too many young people are dying, and we must find a way to stop it.”READ MORE: Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of Kevin Glendenning At Royal Farms In Rosedale
Police released video of a person of interest on September 8.
Homicide detectives were able to identify Thornton through their investigation.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call city police.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Police Searching For Suspects In Multiple Federal Hill Armed Robberies