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Suspect arrested in connection with 2015 quintuple shooting

An arrest warrant for the suspected shooter was obtained and 24-year-old Antonio Melvin was arrested on May 9. Melvin was charged with 1st degree murder and four counts of 1st degree attempted murder. (Photo courtesy Baltimore Police)

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- Almost two years after five people were shot in east Baltimore, one fatally, police have made an arrest.

Investigators say the arrest comes after detectives conducted numerous interviews, reviewed video footage and sifted through evidence.

An arrest warrant for the suspected shooter was obtained and 24-year-old Antonio Melvin was arrested on May 9.

Melvin was charged with 1st degree murder and four counts of 1st degree attempted murder.

The victim who died, 26-year-old Darrell Alston, had been shot in the head and succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a hospital.

The shooting happened on E Monument Street on May 20, 2015 around 3:55 p.m.

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