Baltimore police arrested two more suspects yesterday in the robbery of a Belair Road gun store and the fatal shooting of its owner.
Lawrence Bell Jr., 38, of the 2300 block of Druid Hill Avenue was arrested after he surrendered to police in the Central District lobby at 12:30 a.m., said police spokesman Dennis S. Hill. He was charged with first-degree murder, first-degree attempted murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony and two other handgun violations.
Later in the morning, homicide detectives went to the home of James Carlton Blackwell Jr. in the 2200 block of West Baltimore Street with an arrest warrant. He was taken into custody at 8:30 a.m. when he walked out of his front door as detectives arrived.