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Details Released In Huntington Murder Suspect's Arrest

Reported by: Send eMail Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Katelyn Sykes
Reported: Nov. 7, 2013 4:15 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 7, 2013 6:32 PM EST

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Murder Suspect Arrested
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

Police said a Huntington murder suspect was arrested after he fired shots into a vehicle late Wednesday night.

David Pitts, 25, of Huntington was charged in the shooting death of Deangelo Erquhart, 23, on July 5 inside Gary's Place. Pitts was additionally charged with wanton endangerment, fleeing and obstructing in connection to the most recent shooting incident, according to a criminal complaint filed in Cabell Magistrate Court.

Police said that about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, the suspect fired a gun at a vehicle in the 900 block of 21st Street. The vehicle was struck five times with the owner standing nearby, police said. Police said the suspect fled but was eventually arrested. Police discovered the suspect had an active murder warrant against him.

Pitts was taken to the Western Regional Jail and bond was set at $120,000.




A man wanted in connection to a July murder investigation has been arrested.

David Pitts, 25, is charged with murder, wanton endangerment and fleeing. He was arrested Wednesday, but details surrounding his arrest haven't been released at this time.

Pitts was wanted in the shooting death of Deangelo Erquhart, 23. Erquhart was shot multiple times July 5 inside Gary's Place in Huntington. He later died at the hospital.

Pitts was being held in the Western Regional Jail. He was scheduled to appear before a judge Thursday for his arraignment.



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