Two charged in Albemarle Road homicide

Two charged in Albemarle Road homicide

(L-R) Terrence Parker and Brenton Samuels

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by CLEVE R. WOOTSON Jr. / NBC Charlotte

WCNC.com

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 8:12 AM

East Charlotte shooting

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two suspects were arrested Monday in a fatal shooting at about 4 p.m. at Farm Pond Lane and Albemarle Road in east Charlotte.

(Map of the crime scene)

Police identified the victim late Monday as Monte Jarron Gay, 21.

Two 19-year-olds – Terrence Parker and Brenton Samuels – are charged with murder in Gay’s death. Officers arrested Parker at a motel on Independence Boulevard. Samuels was arrested in Mint Hill.

(Click here to see crime scene photos)

Police said they responded to an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon call at 3:59 p.m. and found Gay. Paramedics took the wounded man to Carolinas Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The homicide is the second killing Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have investigated this year, after a 24-year low in reported homicides in 2012.

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