Baltimore police make arrest in fatal stabbing outside Fells Point Royal Farms

City police make arrest in fatal stabbing outside Fells Point Royal Farms.

Baltimore police charged a 33-year-old man in a stabbing outside a Royal Farms store in Fells Point early Sunday.

James Arthur Chavis was arrested Thursday for the stabbing outside the store at 2050 Fleet St. on Jan. 22. Oscar Acevedo, 24, of the 1400 block of E. Baltimore Street, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Homicide detectives determined that Acevedo had been arguing with man who was wearing a green jacket or shirt. Detectives were able to identify Chavis as a suspect after interviewing witnesses.

Chavis, of the 600 block of Aisquith Street, was charged with first and second-degree murder, first and second-degree assault, possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure, and reckless endangerment. He is being held at the Central Booking Intake Facility.

Chavis did not have an attorney listed in online court records.

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