A man is arrested in connection with a 2023 murder


Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested and charged a man in connection with a 2023 homicide investigation.

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Channel 9 first brought you the story on Jan. 31, 2023, after 22-year-old Jamal Jones was shot to death about 8:45 a.m. on North Davidson Street near East 24th Street.

At the beginning of 2024, Charlotte Crime Stoppers offered a $5,000 reward for any information that would lead to an arrest.

More than a year later, police announced the arrest of Curtis Elliott, 34, for Jones’ murder.

Elliott is charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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