Police: 1 in custody after deadly shooting in west Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Police said one person was shot and killed in west Charlotte Thursday morning.

Officers responded to the shooting on Garibaldi Avenue about 4:15 a.m.  Garibaldi Avenue is off Camp Greene Street near Freedom Drive.

Police said the victim is 25-year-old Johnny Peay, who was shot in the back while getting out of his car in a driveway.

Homicide detectives said they arrested Connell Montigo Muskelly, 26, in connection with the shooting several hours later. 

Investigators urged anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.