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Police searching for second suspect in fatal shooting northwest of uptown

Police are searching for a second suspect in last Thursday’s fatal shooting of De'Monte RaShawn Perkins on Windy Valley Drive in northwest Charlotte.
Police are searching for a second suspect in last Thursday’s fatal shooting of De'Monte RaShawn Perkins on Windy Valley Drive in northwest Charlotte. WBTV

Police are searching for a second suspect they said is armed and dangerous in connection with last Thursday’s fatal shooting of De’Monte RaShawn Perkins northwest of uptown.

Perkins, 22, was found with a gunshot wound in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Drive, off Rozzelles Ferry Road, after a 911 call just after 5 p.m. Thursday. He was declared dead at the scene.

Early Sunday, police said Jacobe Levone Walker, 23, was arrested without incident and charged with murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

jacobe walker
Jacobe Walker Mecklenburg County jail

Late Tuesday, police announced 19-year-old Darius Jordan Perry also is wanted in the case and urged anyone who knows Perry’s whereabouts to call 911.

Darius Jordan Perry
Darius Jordan Perry Mecklenburg County jail

Perkins was Charlotte’s 61st homicide victim of 2017.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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