Authorities arrest teen in connection to Chadbourn murder

Reported by Gavin Johnson - bio|email
Posted by Debra Worley - email

CHADBOURN, NC (WECT) - Police have arrested a teenager they say was involved in a murder in Chadbourn last week.

19-year-old Jonathon Cromartie is accused of shooting and killing Antwan Brown in front of a home on Clark Street, Dec. 10.

According to Police Chief Steven Shaw, several people saw the shooting take place.

Brown was from Whiteville.  He died from loss of blood caused by a shot in his left thigh that struck a femoral artery.

Cromartie has been charged with murder.

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