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Keith Davis Jr. trial ends with a hung jury

Keith Davis Jr. trial ends with a hung jury

The trial of Keith Davis Jr. in the murder of Kevin Jones ended in a hung jury Tuesday.

Davis Jr. was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and use of a firearm to commit a felony or violent crime in the killing of Jones, a 22-year-old security guard at Pimlico Race Course. Jones was thrown to the ground and shot 11 times in the parking lot of the racetrack in the early morning of June 7, 2015 as he made his way to work.

Hours later and a little over a mile away, Baltimore Police officers said a hack driver jumped out of his car at the scene of an accident and told police the man in his car was trying to rob him. Officers maintain they chased the man into...