Suspect Arrested In October Murder Case

CHARLOTTE, NC — Police have arrested the suspect they say shot and killed a 64-year-old man in October.

Around 1am on October 5th, 24-year-old Samuel Smith, Jr. shot Larry Bowden on North Tryon Street, according to CMPD. Bowden was found in the road with a gunshot wound and taken by Medic to Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. Officials say Bowden died from injuries on October 30th.

Investigators arrested Smith Tuesday and charged him with murder.