Suspect arrested in connection with deadly shooting near Northlake Mall, police say

CHARLOTTE — On Aug. 30, detectives identified Drakwan Butler, 30, as the suspect in a deadly shooting in north Charlotte on June 4, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Police said 26-year-old Herbert Eaton was shot near an apartment complex on Philadelphia Court off Northlake Centre Parkway across from the Northlake Mall.

A Channel 9 crew at the scene saw a large number of CMPD officers conducting an investigation at the apartment complex.

Butler was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and is in the Mecklenburg County Jail.

This is a developing story. Check wsoctv.com for updates.

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