BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 16-year-old is under arrest in the deadly shooting Wednesday in West Baltimore, authorities said.

The unidentified teen was taken into custody on charges of first- and second-degree murder, Baltimore Police said.

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Police said the 16-year-old is being charged as an adult.

The charges stem from a shooting reported about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at a business in the 2800 block of Edmondson Avenue.

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Officers were nearby when they heard gunfire and traveled to the scene, where they found a 34-year-old man shot, police said. He died at the scene.

Police said the teenage suspect was taken into custody as he tried to flee. A handgun was recovered during his arrest.

Based on a preliminary investigation, detectives believe the shooting was related to an unspecified argument.

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The 16-year-old remains in custody while awaiting court proceedings.

CBS Baltimore Staff