Eight more people have been charged in connection with a homicide investigation out of Statesville that occurred in early 2018. Three people were already charged in the case.
On Monday, officials said, warrants were served in multiple jurisdictions - including Greensboro, Davie County, Mooresville, Salisbury and Rowan County - to bring in the eight people now charged in the shooting death of 30-year-old Freeman Jacobi Wells.
Wells was shot just before 3:30 a.m. on January 6 on the 500 block of Hickory Avenue in Statesville. He died at the hospital two days later.
Kasey Allen Randol, Enrico Heggins, and Antwon Taylor were all arrested earlier in 2018 and charged with first-degree murder in the case.
Those arrested on Monday are:
Officials say Cherry was already in custody in Alexander County on unrelated charges.
Investigators have not said what evidence led to any of the arrests or released a possible motive for the shooting.
Anyone with additional information should call the Statesville Police Department.
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