25-year-old arrested day after woman dies from gunshot wound to the head

Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 10:49:12-05

BALTIMORE — A day after a 21-year-old woman was killed in Baltimore, an arrest has been made.

25-year-old Ramon Burks is being charged with the murder of Kaylyn High, according to Baltimore Police.

Police say High was brought into Johns Hopkins Hospital on Wednesday with a gunshot wound to the head. She died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

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Homicide detectives came to the hospital, scanned through evidence, and spoke with witnesses. Quickly after starting their investigation they say they had identified a suspect and got an arrest warrant.

On Thursday Burks was arrested without incident in the 4600 block of York Road. He has been charged with first-degree murder, reckless endangerment, assault, and various handgun violations.