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Man killed in August during Lansdowne robbery; suspect charged with murder

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 13:09:00-04

LANSDOWNE, Md. — Baltimore County Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of Ira Douglas Dixon in August.

On August 3, officers were called to a shooting on Oak Road in Lansdowne at around 10:40 p.m. When they arrived they discovered Dixon dead in the roadway.

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Detectives were able to determine that the suspect, 23-year-old Devin Montrese Johnson, of the 4300 block of McDowell Lane, shot and killed Dixon in what they believe was a drug related robbery.

Johnson is charged with first degree murder and is being held on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.