Third man charged with murder in shooting death of Johnston County store clerk
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A third man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Zebulon store clerk that occurred during a robbery in October.
CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE SCENEThe shooting occurred at the Shop-N-Go convenience store off N.C. Highway 39 a little after 11 p.m. on Oct. 27, authorities said.
Julien Antonio Allen, 19, was arrested Thursday in New Hanover County, according to WECT.
Allen was wanted by Johnston County authorities on first-degree murder and robbery charges in connection with the death of Esmail Al-Shami, 29, and a felony assault charge in the shooting of Ricky Lynch, 51, which occurred during the same robbery.
Lynch suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries and survived.
CLICK TO VIEW 18 PHOTOS OF THE VICTIM, COMMUNITY VIGILS AND THE SUSPECTSAllen was also wanted on charges out of Raleigh that were not connected to Al-Shami’s murder.
According to Raleigh police, Allen was wanted on one