Baltimore City police have identified a man they believe firebombed a house in East Baltimore killing two teens and injuring six others.
Antonio Wright, 26, of E. Preston Avenue has been named Public Enemy #1, and has yet to be arrested.
Wright deliberately threw two Molotov cocktails into the home, according to police.
Police say East Baltimore fire that killed two teenagers this AM was intentionally set. Six other victims taken to hospital. pic.twitter.com/xpyZoUmbwf
— Kelly Andersen FOX45 (@KellyFox45) March 18, 2017
Baltimore City fire crews responded to the structure fire on Greenmount Avenue around 5:00 a.m.
Firefighters battled the working fire that was extinguished around 5:26 a.m. where the found the two deceased male victims. Eight people were in the home and one woman, 20, jumped out of the residence from the top floor.
She was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The other six victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The victims who sustained non-life threatening injuries have been identified as the following: a 4-year-old boy, an 11-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, a 17-year-old girl and a 38-year-old woman.
Officials learned that a victim injured in a non-fatal shooting two nights ago in this area, ran into the row home for safety on Greenmount Avenue.
They are investigating to see if there’s a connection between Thursday night’s shooting and the fire that started.