Western District Murder Arrest

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In reference to the murder that occurred on November 24, 2021, in the 1000 block of Appleton Street, Western District officers arrested 27-year-old Kemonta Johnson (no relation to the victim) of Baltimore.

Investigators believe that Johnson shot 30-year-old Dontae Johnson.

Western District officers arrested Johnson in the 1600 block of West North Avenue on March 11, 2023.

Detectives transported Kemonta Johnson to the Central Booking Intake Facility where he has been charged with 1st Degree Murder.  

Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation. Anyone who has information about this incident is urged to contact detectives at 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous should utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You may also anonymously text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland website.


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