BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are searching for the remaining suspect in the fatal shooting of an MTA bus driver.
During a press conference Sunday, Police Commissioner Michael Harrison announced that police arrested 28-year-old Earnest Ford in connection to the shootingREAD MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Are Relief Payments Bad For The Economy?
They are still looking for 32-year-old Marquise Poteat suspected in the shooting.
Police were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Friday to the 4400 block of Moravia Road for a reported shooting.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
When police arrived, they found a 49-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
Police said the preliminary investigation found that the victim, an MTA mobility van driver, was seated inside of his vehicle when he was approached by an unidentified man who shot him.
The suspects then fled the location in a tan or beige colored Ford Crown Victoria or a Lincoln Grand Marquee, police said.
Police are asking for anyone who knows of Poteat’s whereabouts to call 911.MORE NEWS: 'We Cannot Accept This': Teens Shot In Baltimore Thursday Still In Hospital, One In Grave Condition; Police Following Leads