One killed in Union Co. shooting, two arrested
The shooting occurred in the 500 block of East Green Street on Wednesday afternoon.
MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person was killed in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon in Monroe, police say.
According to the Monroe Police Department (MPD), officers responded to the 500 block of East Green Street just after 1 p.m.
Upon arrival, police found Darius Threat, 31, with a fatal gunshot wound.
Two suspects, 27-year-old Leon “LJ” Allen Jr. and 19-year-old Deandre “Fat Baby” Leach, were both arrested and transported to the Union County Jail.
A warrant is being obtained for Allen for first-degree murder, and one for Leach for accessory after-the-fact.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact the MPD at 704-282-4700 or Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600.
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