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Suspect charged with murder in University City slaying

By meerna Jul11,2024
Suspect charged with murder in University City slaying

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police have charged a 22-year-old man with murder in connection with a slaying that happened Tuesday near University City.

Following the conclusion of the homicide investigation, the Concord Police Department obtained arrest warrants for Demarius Jeprese Poole.

Poole was already in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office on unrelated charges. He was charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle in connection with the killing.

The shooting happened on Carver Boulevard near West Sugar Creek Road. Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to Atrium Health University for a call about a victim with a gunshot wound.

The victim, later identified as 19-year-old Marquez Alexander Summers, died at hospital.

By meerna

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