Police Make Arrest In Saturday Evening Homicide

Detectives have reportedly charged Damion Lamont Baxter, 46, for his involvement in the murder of Deontray Love.

Reports say officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service around 8pm Saturday evening.

Upon arrival officers located Deontray Love with an apparent gunshot wound.

Love was transported to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

The initial investigation has revealed that the victim was involved in a confrontation with several individuals that he was acquainted with.

The argument reportedly started at the Fast Mart on Lawyers Road and later continued near the intersection of N. Idlewild Road at Snow Lane where the shooting reportedly happened.