Man, 80, dies when pushed down steps

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Police in Baltimore City have arrested and charged Lorenzo Thornton, who they believe is responsible for the death of an 80-year-old man.

Police say it happened at about 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 5600 block of Midwood Avenue. 
 
The victim, John Wood, was involved in an argument with Thornton. Police say Thornton pushed Wood who fell backwards down the front steps of a home, striking his head. 
 
Wood died of his injuries. 
 
Thornton has been charged with second degree murder. 
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