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Police make arrest in fatal shooting in NW Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police have made an arrest in a shooting at a house in northwest Charlotte from early Friday morning. 


A press Release from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Saturday morning says they apprehended a suspect in the murder of 42-year-old Davis Wayne Walthall.

The suspect, 21 year old Jacoby Delanio Chambers was taken into custody without incident. 

He is currently in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County jail on charges of murder.

The murder which happened at Walt hall's home on the 1600 block of Maribel Avenue was investigated as a home invasion and murder.

Officers on the scene said it appeared three suspects entered the home and a struggle ensued and that was when Walthall was shot. 

Police said there were other people inside the home, who were sleeping at the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective J. Carter is the lead detective assigned to the case.  In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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