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Tennessee murder suspect arrested in Charlotte

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Lucky Anthony Ross, 37, was arrested in Charlotte Tuesday for oustanding charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder in Kingsport, Tennessee. (Photo by Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Department).

Authorities arrested a man in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon who was wanted for first-degree murder and attempted murder in Kingsport, Tenn.

Lucky “Ant” Anthony Ross, 37, was located in the 6000 block of Winged Elm Court, near the intersection of Central Avenue and Albermarle Road. He was taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail pending further court proceedings when he will be taken back to Tennessee, authorities said.

The Kingsport Police Department identified Ross as a suspect in the shooting of two people on July 28. Police found one victim, Marc Woodbury, still at the scene lying in the backyard of a Kingsport residence. The other victim, Brandon Harris, was immediately taken to a local hospital.

Woodbury, age 23, died from his sustained shooting injuries at the hospital, and Harris, age 24, is still in the hospital recovering from critical injuries, according to the Kingsport police.

In addition to the charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder, Ross was charged with employment of a firearm during a the commission of a dangerous felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Ross was previously arrested for forgery, theft and identity theft, reported WCYB, a Kingsport news station.

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