A Statesville man turned himself in at the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office early Tuesday in connection with the April 2 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Emmanuel Terrell Teasley at a party.
Christopher Antonio Moore Jr., 24, was jailed without bail at the Catawba County Detention Center.
Statesville police said Teasley was shot in the head at a home in the 100 block of South Lackey Street. He was pronounced dead by Iredell County EMS paramedics.
The shooting happened during a fight, police said.
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Police had obtained warrants for Moore’s arrest on a charge of murder.
“During the investigation, the community provided a tremendous amount of assistance in identifying the suspect in the case,” police said in a news release.
Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak