Man just out of prison arrested after fatal shooting
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they have apprehended a man recently released from prison and who was wanted in a shooting death during a car theft on Thanksgiving.
Gastonia police said on their Facebook page 19-year-old Jeremy Austin Smith was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.
Smith was released from prison in January after serving a year on motor vehicle larceny charges, then spent another eight months in prison for violating parole. Just over two weeks after his release, he eas named a suspect in the shooting death of Terrence Shatiq Terrell. Police said Terrell was found in another man’s car on Thanksgiving morning, nearly five hours after a shooting was reported
Police have filed multiple charges against Smith, including first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Information from: The Gaston Gazette, http://www.gastongazette.com