BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 47-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly shooting and critically wounding a man in Baltimore last month, Baltimore Police said.

Joel Lewis of Baltimore was identified through video footage, police said.

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Officers found a 48-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds in the 1400 block of East Fayette Street at 4:44 a.m. June 27. He was taken to a hospital and listed in critical condition, police said.

Lewis returned to the scene July 6 wearing the same clothing he wore the day of the shooting, police said.

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Lewis was arrested and taken to the Eastern District, where he waived his rights and was interviewed, police said.

He now is being held in Central Booking, waiting to see a court commissioner.

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CBS Baltimore Staff