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Two juveniles and an 18-year-old have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of 31-year-old Israeli Efraim Gordon, who was visiting relatives in Baltimore last month, The Associated Press reported on Saturday.

Baltimore police said William Clinton III, 18, and a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old are being held without bail in the May 3 fatal shooting of Gordon.

Gordon, 31, was in Baltimore to attend a cousin's wedding when he was shot on the doorstep of his relative's house.

Baltimore City Council member Yitzi Schleifer said that surveillance footage showed the suspects trailing Gordon as he parked his car and walked towards the house.

Law enforcement and “the cooperation of the community ... made these arrests possible,“ Schleifer wrote in a Facebook post after police announced the arrests.

“Countless people” came forward with information and doorbell camera footage, Schleifer said in an interview.

Gordon's sister, Ella, told Arutz Sheva after the murder, "It was not a robbery that went wrong, but a murder with an anti-Semitic background. My brother wore a kippah and had a beard. Three people ambushed him as he returned home. They didn't take any money - they just shot him in the stomach and fled."

"Effie was in a Jewish neighborhood in Baltimore and had a beard because of the Omer. On the day of the incident he went out to have fun and when he returned at 12 at night, not far from the house, three terrorists ambushed him at the end of the street. My brother came to the apartment door and they surrounded him.

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