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.

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Police were called shortly before 8:30 p.m. to the 1300 block of North Charles Street to investigate a reported shooting.

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When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics were called and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Homicide detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Blakenship. He is currently being held in Central Booking without bail.

CBS Baltimore Staff