Police on Thursday afternoon arrested a Charlotte man on murder and other charges after after a man was found dead at a house on North Main Street near the Food Lion grocery.
Cornelius and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police along with the State Bureau of Investigation arrested Bernard Donnie Fuller of Charlotte on charges of murder, kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
His arrested followed an incident just before midnight Wednesday. Police responded to 20205 N. Main St., where they found 20-year-old Wilfred Arnold dead of a gunshot wound. County court records list Mr. Arnold as a Davidson resident.
The North Main Street house is next to the driveway to the Food Lion grocery store, a block from the Cornelius Police Department. One neighbor who lives across the street told CorneliusNews.net he heard five pops around midnight, and that police and medic arrived quickly.
Police are not releasing additional information at this time, as it is an ongoing investigation. At around 5 p.m., Fuller was being processed at the Mecklenburg County Jail.
If you have any information about the case, please call 704-892-7773 and speak with detectives. You can remain anonymous.
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