CMPD arrests suspect in fatal shooting

one shot to death in west charlotte on lucky penny street
Published: Dec. 21, 2013 at 1:37 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 21, 2013 at 11:54 PM EST
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Gregory Paul Jones
Gregory Paul Jones

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was shot and killed on Lucky Penny Street around 2:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, officers say.

Police say they found Timothy Costella Covington, 52, suffering from a gunshot wound in a parking lot.

Medic pronounced Covington dead on the scene.

Officers arrested and charged Gregory Paul Jones, 47, with involuntary manslaughter according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Police say Jones went to police headquarters willingly on Saturday to speak with detectives.

CMPD says Covington and Jones knew each other.

Police are still investigating this incident.

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