Augusta man charged with murder in Charlotte shooting

Connell Montigo Muskelly, of Augusta, was charged with murder in a Thursday shooting in Charlotte.

An Augusta man was charged in the killing a 25-year-old man in Charlotte, N.C., early Thursday morning.

The Charlotte Observer reports Connell Montigo Muskelly, 26, was arrested about 10:30 a.m. about two miles from where Johnny Peay was fatally shot about 4:15 a.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they believe the two knew each other. Muskelly was charged with murder.

Muskelly was arrested Aug. 27 and charged in Augusta with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a weapon of mass destruction-gun, according to the newspaper. He has been charged several other times in recent years, The Observer reports.

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