CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A third person has been arrested in connection with a murder that happened in north Charlotte back in January. 

On September 12, 19-year-old Tyler Jordan Hokes was arrested and charged for his involvement in the murder of Carnis Ferdinand Poindexter. Hokes was charged with 1st-degree murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and 5 counts of ADW with intent to kill. 

Detectives have already arrested and charged 19-year-old Furquan Ali Thompson and 20-year-old Ronald Benbow with 1st-degree murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and 5 counts of ADW with intent to kill in connection with Poindexter's death.

On January 1, CMPD was called to a home on Highlander Court off Gibbon Road for a shooting. When police got to the house, they found Carnis Ferdinand Poindexter shot to death on his front porch. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. You can also call 704-432-8477 to speak with a CMPD homicide detective. 

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