Murder Arrest Made In Stop One Shooting

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

A 17 year old now faces a murder charge after authorities say he shot and killed a man at the Greenville Stop One.

Greenville Police say David McLawhorn was arrested and charged Friday for the murder of William Powell the third.

On Saturday June 6th, officers say McLawhorn shot and killed Powell at the Watauga Avenue convenience store.

They say the shooting was the result of a robbery of marijuana and money gone wrong.

McLawhorn was also charged for armed robbery and assault on a child that happened on May 4th when police say he robbed a 25 year old woman at knife point and pushed her 3 year old son to the ground.

That incident happened at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. McLawhorn's in the Pitt County Detention Center under no bond.


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