Police on Tuesday arrested a man in the October killing of 64-year-old Larry Dean Bowden in the 900 block of North Tryon Street.
About 1 a.m. Oct. 5, police found a man later identified as Bowden lying in the road with injuries. Medic took Bowden to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, where he died on Oct. 30.
After consulting with the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's Office, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police determined that Bowden died as the result of an assault on Oct. 5.
Police arrested Samuel Antoine Smith Jr., 24, without incident, took him to police headquarters and charged him with murder.
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Police are not saying if they know the motive for the shooting but encourage anyone with information to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak with a homicide detective, or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.