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Murder Suspect Tried To Flee Police Station After Arrest — He Didn't Make It Far, Cops Say

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Source: Baltimore poilce; MEGA

Apr. 17 2022, Published 4:18 p.m. ET

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A murder suspect tried to escape from police station but was apprehended minutes later.

Now, he faces charges for allegedly shooting a man to death.

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Around 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 24, Baltimore police officers responded to Eastern Avenue for a reported shooting. When police arrived, they found Chesley Patterson, 44, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Patterson was taken to the hospital, where he died a short time later, Baltimore police said.

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Detectives identified Samuel Wise, 22, as a suspect in the shooting. But investigators did not say how they tied him to the alleged crime. They also didn’t release a possible motive for the shooting.


Wise was arrested on April 12. He was taken to a police station, where detectives conducted in an interview. But, after the discussion, Wise tried to escape from the station but was quickly caught, police said.

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He was transported to central booking, where he was charged with first-degree murder.

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Source: Baltimore police; MEGA

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