Man indicted on first-degree murder charge in connection with December shooting

Man indicted on first-degree murder charge in connection with December shooting
Marcellus Lovett Carter (Source: Henrico police)

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Marcellus Lovett Carter has been indicted by a grand jury on a first-degree murder charge in connection with a shooting in December 2017.

Carter, 25, of Henrico, was arrested Dec. 26, 2017, in the 7500 block of Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield. Police say he is responsible for the death of Bryant Jamar Lewis, 23.

Officers responded to the 2300 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike around 10:10 p.m. on Dec. 15 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Lewis' body. He was pronounced dead a the scene.

Carter was also charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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