Lawrence Baker is now facing a murder charge stemming from the weekend shooting death of 24-year-old Najee Holmes on Baty St. in Elmira.

According to the court, Baker allegedly intentionally caused the death of Najee Holmes by shooting him in the back in the early morning hours of Feb. 13. 

Baker now faces a Second Degree Murder charge. 

Baker is set to appear back in Elmira City Court Friday afternoon for a preliminary hearing. He remains behind bars in the Chemung County Jail without bail.