Suspect Arrested For Last Week's Murder Nearby UNC-Charlotte

Fuaad Ali was arrested in connection to the murder of Jamontae Morris, police say. (CMPD)

A man has been arrested in connection with last Monday's murder that occurred nearby UNC-Charlotte, police say.

Fuaad Ali, 24, has been charged in the murder of Jamontae Morris, who died from his injuries at the hospital following a shooting at an apartment complex in the University area Monday night, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. 

Officers were called to 901 Place in the 800 block of Forty Niner Avenue around 8:10 p.m. for reports of a man shot. The victim was taken to the hospital by Medic with life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Police said a fight broke out between the victim and another man, and he was shot in the doorway of an apartment.

The apartment complex is student housing, and it is a gated community, but police say the victim was not a student. Police are continuing to investigate this incident. 

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