BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police have arrested and charged a man in connection to a fatal shooting in Mount Vernon on Thursday night.
Philip Blankenship, 29, has been charged with first-degree murder and other related charges.READ MORE: Baltimore Students Build Memory Garden For Gun Violence Survivors
Police were called shortly before 8:30 p.m. to the 1300 block of North Charles Street to investigate a reported shooting.READ MORE: Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform Measures
When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics were called and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.MORE NEWS: Students In Montgomery County Surprise AP Bio Teacher With Special Thank You On Zoom
Homicide detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Blakenship. He is currently being held in Central Booking without bail.