Arrest made in fatal Brooklyn Park shooting

Brooklyn Park police arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting Friday that killed a 19-year-old man.

Daniel Martez Walker, 31, of Brooklyn Park, was arrested and jailed for 2nd-degree murder.

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The shooting was reported just before 2 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Thomas Avenue North and Russel Avenue North.

Witnesses told police that both the victim and the suspect, later identified as Walker, were at a party playing a card game when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim.

Police say they arrested Walker Friday evening after responding to a call of people using drugs at a home in the 8100 block of Zane Avenue North around 6:30 p.m. Arriving officers say they then recognized Walker and arrested him after he tried to escape through an apartment balcony.

Investigators say it is unclear what led to the shooting.