CMPD: Man wanted in fatal September shooting turns self in

Conlan Circle crime scene

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a homicide investigation that began in September.

Marquis Smith, 29, was wanted on a warrant for first-degree murder in the shooting death of Jermaine Stuckey. The shooting happened on September 22, on the 14000 block of Conlan Circle.

Marquis Smith is wanted on a warrant for first-degree murder.
Marquis Smith is wanted on a warrant for first-degree murder. (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

Police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at 2:10 a.m. following a reported shooting in the parking lot of the Blue Olive Lounge. Stuckey, 44, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

In early October, police named Smith as a suspect. They have not said what evidence led to that conclusion.

On Monday, Smith turned himself in at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and was arrested on the murder warrant.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Overman is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

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