Crime & Courts

Hickory police name shooting suspect

Hickory police have issued an arrest warrant charging a man with first-degree murder in Saturday’s fatal shooting of Octavis Sentex Geter in the 800 block of Second Street S.E.

Police said they charged Jamar Franklin Robinson, 24, with first-degree murder. By Tuesday evening, Robinson was in police custody, WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, reported.

Police found Geter, 23, lying in the road with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. Joe Marusak