BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 21-year-old woman shot and killed in Baltimore last week was helping a friend flee from a domestic assault, according to charging documents.
Ramon Burks, 25, was charged in High’s killing.READ MORE: Baltimore's Monument Lighting, In Its 50th Year, Returns Thursday
According to Burks’ charging documents, a 22-year-old woman rushed High to Johns Hopkins following the shooting.
The woman told officers she was involved in a physical altercation with her child’s father, Burks, in the 300 block of East 22 Street.READ MORE: Baltimore Fire Department's Train Garden Returns To Engine 45
Burks allegedly punched the woman multiple times in the face, according to the report.
The woman got into her car to leave and drove passed the defendant when he allegedly pulled a 9mm semi-automatic handgun and shot in at the car twice, striking High who was in the passenger seat, in the head.
Despite medical efforts, High was pronounced dead.
Burks was charged with first-degree murder and other charges.
High was also the niece of a Letrice Gant, Baltimore’s Ceasefire organizer, according to The Baltimore Sun.
High’s funeral will be held Saturday.MORE NEWS: Homicide Suspect Surrenders To Baltimore Police After Nearly 6 Hours