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1 arrested in Henderson gas station murder

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Daiquan Jameek Waddell is charged with one count each of first degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping. Daiquan Jameek Waddell is charged with one count each of first degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping.
HENDERSON, N.C. -

Police have arrested one of the two suspects in a fatal shooting Monday night at a BP gas station in Henderson.

Daiquan Jameek Waddell, 18, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of 55-year-old Ahmed Shahit, who was shot Monday during a robbery at the BP gas station located at 615 Raleigh Rd.

Waddell is charged with one count each of first degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping in connection with the shooting and robbery.

Police are still searching for a second suspect in the shooting.

Police also charged Waddell with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon in regards to the robbery reported at the Raleigh Road Convenient Mart on March 11; a second count of robbery with a dangerous weapon at the Waffle House located 942 W. Andrews Ave. on March 13; and a third count of robbery with a dangerous weapon at the same Waffle House on March 18.

Waddell was placed in the Vance County Jail without bond.

Anyone with information about the second suspect is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at (252) 438-4141.

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