Baltimore City Police on Friday made an arrest in the shooting death of a 34-year-old man that happened on Sept. 30.
Darius Antowon Sheppard, 31, of the 3400 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway was charged with killing Arthur Frank Peacock of the 2500 block of Ruscombe Lane, said police spokesman Detective Jeremy Silbert.
Sheppard was arrested in the 900 block of W. Lexington St. on Friday, in part from community intelligence, Silbert said. the The police spokesman did not offer a motive.
Officers responded to the 800 block of W. Lexington St., in the Poppleton community, at 7:50 p.m. for a report of a shooting and found Peacock lying on the street with gunshot wounds, according to police. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:24 p.m., police said.
Sheppard is charged with first degree murder, first and second degree assault, and related charges. Sheppard was convicted of attempted murder in 1997 receiving a 10-year sentence, with 5 years suspended and 3 years probation, according to electronic court records. Following that charge, he violated his probation multiple times, court records indicate.
Peacock was found guilty of attempted first degree murder in 1998, receiving an eight year sentence, but in 2005 he was out and received another three years for a handgun violation, according to electronic court records.