Man sought in fatal Baltimore fire, gives himself over to the police

BALTIMORE – police in Baltimore say a man wanted in a firebombing that left two teenagers dead and six wounded, has surrendered to the authorities.

Spokesman T. J. Smith said at a news conference that the 26-year-old Antonio Tyrell Wright to contact the department Monday and made arrangements for himself in the near the scene of Saturday’s fire in the East of Baltimore.

Police say Wright threw two Molotov cocktails deliberately in the residence in the 1200 block of Greenmount Avenue.

The fire brigade found the bodies of two teenagers, 19-year-old Shi-Heem Sholto-and 17-year-old James Tyrone in the house.

Wright is charged with first-degree murder, assault and arson.

Six others, ranging in age from 4 to 38, were admitted to the hospital. Smith says that one of the victims remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

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