Charlotte man wanted on gun and assault charges arrested

Charlotte man wanted on gun and assault charges arrested
Police say 54-year-old Luther Lawrence was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, three counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by felon, damage to property and interfering with an electronic monitoring device. (Source: CMPD)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man wanted for assault, and firing shots into an occupied place among other crimes in Charlotte has been arrested.

Police say 54-year-old Luther Lawrence was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, three counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by felon, damage to property and interfering with an electronic monitoring device.

Lawrence was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On Dec. 31 2019, police say Lawrence cut off his electronic monitor, police say.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, police said Lawrence had been located and arrested.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Electronic Monitoring Unit at 704-432-8888, option #3, call 911 or go to www.charlottecrimestoppers.com.

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