North Precinct detectives charged Lawrence Sails, 57, with criminal homicide for Thursday night’s fatal shooting of D’Twaun Moore outside the Ravin Hotel at 1360 Brick Church Pike.
According to witnesses, Sails shot Moore, 24, and then fled into room 219 where he resides. Officers took Sails into custody a short time after the 7:20 p.m. shooting. Sails, who has prior drug possession and theft convictions, refused to be interviewed. A gun was recovered from Sails’ room.
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.