Police arrest man wanted in shooting death of 11-year-old

Khaleek Cooper-Baldwin

Police on Wednesday arrested Khaleek Cooper-Baldwin, the man they say fatally shot an 11-year-old boy in the neck March 26 in Oxford Circle.

Cooper-Baldwin, 19, allegedly murdered Harley Belance, on the 1500 block of McKinley St.

Officers responded to a report of a person with a gun around 7:04 p.m. last Friday. When officers arrived, they found Belance unconscious on the highway suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.

Officers transported him to St. Christopher’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Earlier on Wednesday, a $20,000 award was announced for anyone who provides information leading to Cooper-Baldwin’s arrest and conviction. ••