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Man accused of fatally shooting man inside west Charlotte apartment

Davenon Alexander Farmer Davenon Alexander Farmer
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man accused of fatally shooting a man inside an apartment in west Charlotte Sunday night has been arrested. 

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the deadly shooting happened around 10 p.m. at apartments located in the 3000 block of Timberbrook Drive. Officers said they found 44-year-old William Jacobs inside an apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. MEDIC pronounced Jacobs dead at on scene.

On Monday, CMPD arrested Davenon Alexander Farmer with the murder of Jacobs. Officials say information gathered during the investigation led them to the arrest of Farmer. He was arrested near the 2600 block of Columbus Circle for robbery with a  dangerous weapon and murder.

Officers say Jacobs was inside the apartment along with several other individuals when he was shot. The shooter then fled the scene before police arrived, police say. 

Jacobs and the shooter knew each other, police say. 

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call CMPD at 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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