UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — A Silver Spring man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a homicide in December 2020, Prince George’s County Police said.

Everton Lewis, 37, of the 3300 block of Teagarden Circle, is charged with first- and second-degree murder as well as other charges, police said. He is charged with allegedly fatally shooting Antoneil Hunter, 34, of Temple Hills on Dec. 26, police said.

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Officers responded to the 6800 block of Red Top Circle in Takoma Park about 11 p.m. for a shooting and found Hunter with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Lewis and Hunter knew each other before and got into an argument that escalated, police said.

Lewis is being held on a no-bond status in the county Department of Corrections.

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CBS Baltimore Staff