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Baltimore County Police arrest suspect in Stillmeadow homicide

Posted at 4:35 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 16:35:37-04

BALTIMORE COUNTY — A suspect has been charged in the killing of a 20-year-old man on Stillmeadow Road.

20-year-old Sahmir Pasha Tahlib Smokes is charged with first degree murder and held on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

The investigation determined that Smokes and the victim, identified as 20-year-old Nygel Allen-Lee Simmons, knew each other and had an ongoing dispute.

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Simmons was parked on Stillmeadow Road around 6:30 p.m. Monday when Smokes walked up to the car and shot Simmons.

Smokes fled the scene but was seen leaving the area in a vehicle parked nearby on Arwell Court.

Officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and stopped it at South and Baltimore Street in Baltimore City.

Smokes, the passenger, was arrested along with the driver, who was later released without charge after detectives determined the driver had no knowledge of the crime.