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Reisterstown man, 40, charged in city killing

Michael Corprew, of the 600 block of St. George's Station Road, is charged with first- and second-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment and gun violations in the shooting in the 4000 block of W. Belvedere Ave.
Michael Corprew, of the 600 block of St. George's Station Road, is charged with first- and second-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment and gun violations in the shooting in the 4000 block of W. Belvedere Ave. (Handout photo courtesy Baltimore Police Department)

A 40-year-old Reisterstown man was arrested in the killing of 23-year-old Eladio Bennett in Baltimore's Woodmere neighborhood Friday, police said.

Michael Corprew, of the 600 block of St. George's Station Road, is charged with first- and second-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment and gun violations in the shooting in the 4000 block of W. Belvedere Ave., police said.

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Bennett was one of 43 people killed in Baltimore in May, the most violent month the city has had in more than 40 years.

Witnesses identified Corprew to police as the man who shot Bennett multiple times then left in a white Nissan Altima as Bennett lay in a pool of blood on the ground, according to a police report.

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No lawyer was listed for Corprew in online court records. He is being held at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

Police on Monday also identified three people who were killed Sunday.

The two people shot to death in the 2000 block of Belair Road were Kevin Hart Jr., 33, of the 1200 block of Bentalou St., and Ronnie Thomas, 22, of the 700 block of Edgewood St., police said.

Terrell Patterson, 35, of the 5900 block of Glenoak Ave., was shot to death in the 1900 block of N. Collington Ave. on Sunday.

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