Hickory police have issued arrest warrants for a man wanted in the shooting death late Monday of a 46-year-old woman from Georgia.
Police said they were called at about 11:40 p.m. to a home on Eighth Avenue Drive Southeast and found Lancelot Kenyatta Ellison unresponsive as a result of gunshot wounds. Officers administered CPR, but Ellison was later declared dead at the scene.
Police obtained warrants on Tevin Jerome Davis, 23, for first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping and felony robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Davis had been out on bond awaiting trial for multiple charges including assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm by a felon and common law robbery, police said.
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Davis is considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts is advised not to approach him but to call 911 immediately.