Police: 6 Charged In The Murder Of Ah’Miyahh Howell In Statesville
Police were able to take Donnell Ellison into custody on Thursday for his involvement in the murder of 8-year-old Ah’Miyahh Howell in Statesville.
Ellison refused to be interviewed and was charged with outstanding warrants for Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill, Felony Conspiracy, and Discharging a Weapon into Occupied Property causing Serious Bodily Injury, according to a news release.
Police say Ellison was charged and given no bond.
On July 10th, officers additionally arrested two other juveniles (both 17-years-old) for their involvement in the murder of Ah’Miyahh Howell and serious injury of Tariq Lowery.
Original Story (7/9/21):
STATESVILLE, N.C. — Police have arrested three men and a 17-year-old for murder in the fatal drive-by shooting of 8-year-old Ah’Miyahh Howell in Statesville.
Officers with the Statesville Police Department, with help from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, located and seized two vehicles in connection to this crime.
Officers say the first vehicle is a 2003 white Honda Accord and the second vehicle involved is a 2013 white Mercedes C250.
Detectives say forensic evidence from both vehicles allowed them to identify the suspects involved in the murder of Ah’Miyahh Howell and injury of her 7-year-old cousin Tariq Lowery during a shooting on June 28th.
Nasir Turner, 18, Sayqwon Miller, 19, Donnell Ellison, 19, are each charged with Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill, Felony Conspiracy, and Discharging a Weapon into Occupied Property causing Serious Bodily Injury for their involvement, according to a news release.
Police say a juvenile petition was obtained for a 17-year-old suspect with the same charges as the others.
Turner, Miller, and the juvenile were arrested on Friday and are now in custody, according to a news release.
Officers are still searching for Ellison, who is considered armed and dangerous.
Police ask anyone who witnessed the fatal shooting to call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406.
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