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Woman arrested in connection with Spring Lake murder

Posted July 31, 2014

Shante Ellis

— Spring Lake police charged a 25-year-old woman Wednesday in connection with a fatal July 19 shooting in the 400 block of D Street.

Shante Ellis, of 448 D St., is charged with felony conspiracy in connection to Carey Terelle McLean's death.

According to investigators, Ellis argued with McLean, 30, the day before he was shot and killed by Jerri "Tweet" Davis.

Spring Lake police are still searching for Davis, of 4228 Fulton St. in Fayetteville. The 34-year-old is charged with first-degree murder in McLean's death.

Ellis was being held Thursday at the Cumberland County jail under a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with information about Davis' whereabouts is asked to contact Spring Lake police at 910-436-0350 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • JustOneGodLessThanU Aug 5, 2014

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    Could be. She may have gotten tired of him beating and raping her.

  • Elisabeth Stevens Jul 31, 2014
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    She is just misunderstood.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Jul 31, 2014

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    You know, this behavior is not limited to humans. There are plenty of "inspired" texts that show that many of us humans are more mentally evolved than some deities.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Jul 31, 2014

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    Many folks pride themselves on this "cowboy mentality". With our last President, this cost us over a Trillon dollars & 4000 lives so far...

  • Jerry Sawyer Jul 31, 2014
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    Why do so many humans feel the only way to deal with a problem is through violence? There is a reason we have brains.