Crime

2nd suspect arrested in Charlotte homicide

September 28, 2017 08:59 PM

Authorities on Thursday arrested a second suspect in the Aug. 24 fatal shooting of De’Monte RaShawn Perkins.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Darius Jordan Perry, 19, was arrested in DeKalb County, Ga., with help from federal and local authorities.

Darius Jordan Perry
Mecklenburg County jail

Perkins, 22, was found with a gunshot wound in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Drive, off Rozzelles Ferry Road in northwest Charlotte. He was Charlotte’s 61st homicide victim of 2017.

Another suspect – Jacobe Levone Walker, 23 – was arrested in August without incident and charged with murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak