Judge reduces bond for suspect in murder of 7-Eleven clerk

A man arrested in connection with the 2017 murder of a Charlotte gas station clerk got his bond reduced by a judge Thursday.

Judge Lisa Bell reduced bond for o a total of $200,000.

Lockhart was one of two people arrested in what police say was a ‘cold-blooded killing.’

55-year-old Khaled Mohamad Elmerkabaoui, a clerk at the 7-Eleven on Westinghouse Boulevard, was killed in December 2017.

Police say the suspects came to rob the gas station when Elmerkabaoui was killed. Investigators say Treyvonte Lockhart was the getaway driver and Geoffrey Ford pulled the trigger, killing Elmerkabaoui.

If Lockhart makes bond, he was ordered to wear an electronic monitor.