One dead, one in custody after Oxford Circle shooting

One person is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting Saturday morning in Oxford Circle.

Police said the victim was shot once in the back of the head shortly after 6:30 a.m. on the 1000 block of Levick Street. Medics pronounced him dead on the scene several minutes later.

The identities of the suspect and victim were not immediately released. It wasn’t clear what led to the crime.

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