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Two Milwaukee men charged after fatally shooting man during drug deal

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two men have been charged after police say they fatally shot a man during a drug deal.

Larry Benford, 20, and Deshawn Moore, 20, are both charged with Felony Murder and Bail Jumping.

Mugshot for Deshawn Moore, 20, now charged with Felony Murder. Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office

A warrant has been issued for Benford's arrest.

Police were called to a homicide in the 780 block of West Palmetto Avenue on May 12. Upon arrival, they located a male who had been shot to death inside of a vehicle. Several brass casings, four handguns, money, and drug paraphernalia were also recovered from the car.

According to the criminal complaint, the suspects allegedly had a plan to set the victim up to be robbed. On the night of the homicide, the suspects allegedly got in the victim's car to purchase marijuana. When the victim asked for the money, the suspects pulled out their guns. 

One of the suspects told police that the victim started shooting at them and that's why they began shooting back.

Both Moore and Benford were also struck by gunfire.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 



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