21-Year-Old Shot Dead In Corner Store Parking Lot, Suspect Now In Cuffs

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Source: PItt County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

May 31 2022, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

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A 21-year-old was found dead in the parking lot of a North Carolina corner shop, and now another man faces a murder charge.

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Last week, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina announced it arrested 23-year-old Timothy Baker in connection to the case.

Around 9:15 p.m. on May 25, deputies responded to a shooting at the Mozingo’s Corner Stop. When they arrived, deputies found 21-year-old Jaquan Davis in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Davis was taken to the hospital, where he later died, according to the sheriff’s office.

Police identified Baker as a suspect and he was arrested a short time later. He was charged with murder and is being held in jail without bond.

A motive in the shooting has not been released.


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