Man accused in University area murder arrested in New Mexico

- A third suspect in connection to a deadly University area shooting has been located and arrested in New Mexico, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

Jamaal Griffin, 33, was caught in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Wednesday, July 18 by FBI Special Agents and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police's VCAT unit. He's been charged with murder, attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

Authorities said Griffin, as well as Jasmine Ingram, 18, and Abagain Johnson, 18, are accused in the killing and robbery of Churchill Randolph Zoker. 

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Zoker was found by police just after 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30 outside of the Extended Stay America in the 100 block of E. McCullough Dr. with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

This remains an active and ongoing investigation, police said. 

Anyone with further information is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS. 


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