A Baltimore man who was acquitted last month of trying to kill a Black Guerrilla Family commander — and was then shot at as he was driven away from jail last week — has been re-arrested and charged with shooting another man to death police said.
Cedric Catchings, 28, was taken into custody Sunday and charged with first-degree murder in the April 2016 killing of 28-year-old Larelle Wallace in West Baltimore.
No details of the allegations against Catchings were released by police. There was no attorney listed for Catchings in online court records, and an attorney who has represented him in the past said he had not been retained for the case.
Catchings was not released from jail until Thursday because he had an open probation violation. Catchings' father, Frederick Catchings Sr., said someone shot at his car as he drove away from the jail with his son.
"I almost got killed picking him up," Catchings Sr. said in a phone interview.
Frederick Catchings Sr. told The Baltimore Sun last month that his sons had been affected by lead paint poisoning. Court records show a lead paint settlement was paid to the brothers and a sister several years ago.
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