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Victim identified, suspect arrested in Thursday night homicide

Jacobe Levone Walker, 23, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of De’Monte RaShawn Perkins, police said.
Jacobe Levone Walker, 23, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of De’Monte RaShawn Perkins, police said. Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office

The man killed Thursday night in northwest Charlotte has been identified as De’Monte RaShawn Perkins, 22, police said.

Perkins was found with a gunshot wound in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Drive after a 911 call just after 5 p.m. Thursday. He was declared dead at the scene.

Jacobe Levone Walker, 23, has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, police said. Police announced his arrest early Sunday morning.

Jane Wester: 704-358-5128, @janewester

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