Crime & Courts

2nd arrest made in Hickory fatal shooting

Hickory police on Thursday arrested a second man in connection with the June 1 fatal shooting of Lancelot Kenyatta Ellison at a home on Eighth Avenue Drive Southeast.

Police charged Demarcus Kashaun Pollard, 23, of Hickory, with first-degree murder. He was jailed without bond.

On June 4, Tevin Jerome Davis was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with Ellison’s death.

Police found Ellison, 46, of Georgia, unresponsive as a result of gunshot wounds. Officers administered CPR, but Ellison was later declared dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 828-328-5551.

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