Police: 26-year-old firebombing suspect Antonio Wright Public Enemy No.1

Posted at 8:32 PM, Mar 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-22 17:43:21-04

Baltimore City Police have identified 26-year-old Antonio Wright as Public Enemy No.1. in the firebombing of a home in Northeast Baltimore Saturday morning.

Wright is wanted for murder, officials confirmed there were two fatalities in the fire that occurred around 5:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of Greenmount Avenue.

Police identified them Sunday as 19-year-old Shi-Heem Sholto and 17-year-old Tyrone James.

According to police, a 20-year-old woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she jumped from the top story of the row home. 

Officers also confirmed that there were a total of eight occupants in the row home at the time of the fire.

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Police have determined this incident was deliberately set and are calling it arson after finding an accelerant was used.

On Sunday, officials announced $12,000 in reward money in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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