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21-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Baltimore, Suspect Arrested Weeks Later

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Source: MEGA; Baltimore police

Aug. 18 2022, Published 3:06 p.m. ET

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Weeks after a man was shot and killed in Baltimore, police said they arrested a 21-year-old suspect on murder charges.

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Around 6 a.m. on June 15, Baltimore police responded to a reported shooting on Ashton Street.

When officers arrived, they found 21-year-old Kevin Moody suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Investigators identified 21-year-old Antonio Purisima as a suspect and he was arrested this month.

He was charged with murder and is being held in a Baltimore jail.

Police have not released a motive in the case or said if the suspect knew the victim.

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