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Baltimore Police arrest 34-year-old man on murder charges for April killing

Baltimore Police have arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with an April 3 killing in Baltimore’s Lakeland neighborhood.

Karl Wallace is charged with first-degree murder and other firearm offenses, according to online court records. His attorney could not immediately be reached by phone or email.

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Police said in a news release that homicide detectives interviewed potential witnesses and learned Troy Gross, 22, had been shot and killed “as a result of a verbal dispute that escalated.”

“Gunshots were exchanged between the suspect and the victim,” the release said.

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Detectives got an arrest warrant on April 6. Wallace was arrested in the 500 block of East Baltimore Street on April 12, the release said.

Wallace is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on May 12, court records show.


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