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Two men charged in Edgewood killing of 22-year-old Christopher Smith

Posted at 4:05 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 16:05:41-04

EDGEWOOD — Two men have been charged in connection to the killing of 22-year-old Christopher Smith in Edgewood back in May.

On May 30, deputies headed to the 600 block of Edgewood Road for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body.

Deputies began life saving measures in an effort to save his life.

Medics took the victim, identified as Christopher Smith, to Johns Hopkins Bayview, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Through investigation, and with cooperation of the community, detectives with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division developed two suspects, Diantae Williams, 22, and Shamel Ferebee, 20, both from Edgewood.

On June 11, warrants were issued for their arrest. Both are charged with first and second degree murder, and related charges.

On July 1, Ferebee was arrested without incident in Greenville, North Carolina after a traffic stop was conducted by an officer with the Greenville Police Department, after Ferebee failed to use a turn signal.

Then, on July 7, working on information provided by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Apprehension Unit, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Williams in Newport, Rhode Island without incident.

Both are still in custody and awaiting extradition.

The investigation is ongoing. There are no further details being released at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 410-836-5430.