Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a second man in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in west Charlotte.
Charlie Edward Snowden, 29, was arrested in Florence County, S.C. Thursday in connection with the shooting of 57-year-old Ronny Eugene Steele on Feb. 25.
Steele died of a gunshot wound early Monday at a residence in the 2800 block of Wedgefield Drive, off of Old Steele Creek Road, in the Wingate neighborhood east of Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Already charged with murder in the case is Reuben Timothy Curry, 28. Police found Curry after the shooting at Carolinas Medical Center, where he was receiving treatment for his own gunshot wound.
Curry’s injury was not life-threatening.
Detectives connected Snowden to the shooting during their subsequent investigation. They requested assistance from South Carolina law enforcement in locating Snowden, who is a resident of Columbia, S.C.
CMPD investigators were traveling to South Carolina Thursday to interview Snowden.
Records show Snowden was previously arrested by CMPD on the same day as Steele’s slaying on a felony cocaine possession charge.
Steele: 704-358-5067 on Twitter: @steelecs
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