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Sheron Tashawn Garrett, 28, of the 3900 block of Ridgecroft Road in Baltimore, is charged with the fatal shooting Sept. 29 of Deandre Sellers, 27, of Baltimore, in the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive in Edgewood.
Sheron Tashawn Garrett, 28, of the 3900 block of Ridgecroft Road in Baltimore, is charged with the fatal shooting Sept. 29 of Deandre Sellers, 27, of Baltimore, in the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive in Edgewood. (Courtesy Harford County Sheriff's Office)

A Baltimore man was arrested Thursday and charged in the September murder of another Baltimore man, Deandre Sellers, in Edgewood.

Sheron Tashawn Garrett, 28, of the 3900 block of Ridgecroft Road, is charged with first- and second-degree murder and use of a handgun in a violent crime in connection with the fatal shooting of Deandre Sellers, 27, of Baltimore, in the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive in Edgewood, around 7 p.m. Sept. 29.

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Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies who arrived at the scene began life-saving measures. Sellers was taken to the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, where he later died.

Detectives at the shooting scene found several 7.62 caliber shell casings, according to charging documents.

On Oct. 6, a citizen called police about a gun — a 7.62 caliber rifle with ammunition similar to that found at the crime scene — lying on the ground near the dead end of Fisherman Lane in Edgewood. The dead end is “in close proximity" to the shooting scene, according to charging documents.

Two fingerprints found on the gun were determined to be Garrett’s, according to charging documents.

During an interview with police Sept. 30, the day after the shooting, Garrett told detectives he was in the Baltimore area, not in Harford County, during the time of the shooting. However, phone records show Garrett was in the area when the homicide occurred, according to court documents.

Police said Sellers had gotten into an argument with a woman earlier in the day, and she made a comment about getting her brother to come to the area and “things will get real," according to court records.

The woman’s brother was detained at the same time as Garrett on Sept. 30.

Detectives developed Garrett as a suspect and a warrant for his arrest was issued Nov. 14. He was arrested Thursday in Baltimore by members of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Apprehension Unit and taken to the Harford County Detention Center, where he is being held without bail.

In addition to the murder charges, he is also charged in a separate case with possessing a firearm with a felony conviction and illegal possession of ammunition.

During Garrett’s bail review hearing Friday, public defender Colleen Mahoney asked District Court Judge David Carey to consider setting a bail and electronic home monitoring for Garrett.

He’s been having health issues related to asthma while at the detention center and also has five children, ages 12, 8, 3, 2 and almost 1, who live with their mother, Mahoney said.

Garrett has been doing contracting work with a recycling company, she said.

Assistant State’s Attorney Megan Lintott asked Garrett continue to be held without bail, given his previous convictions for armed robbery and having a handgun on his person.

“The charges are very serious, they can’t get more serious,” Carey said. “I don’t find there are conditions I can impose to adequately protect the public in light of these two cases.”

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