CMPD officers have just made an arrest in the murder of Scott Brooks, the co-owner of Brooks’ Sandwich House.
Early this morning, a joint operation between CMPD Violent Criminal Apprehension Team and SWAT arrested 33-year-old Terry Conner Jr. in connection with the tragic murder.
— CMPD News (@CMPD) March 4, 2020
According to police, Conner currently has outstanding warrants for murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
His criminal history also includes serving 6 years for breaking and entering, armed robbery, and 2 counts of assault with a deadly weapon.
Police are still looking for a second suspect in Scott Brooks’ murder and have stated that the $21,000 reward is still in effect for any information that might lead to the second arrest.
The Brooks’ family released the following statement about today’s arrest:
“We are relieved to hear news that an arrest was made for the murder of Scott. We are hopeful the right person or persons will be held responsible for this horrific tragedy. We are grateful for the efforts of CMPD and our community that Scott loved. We ask for continued support from law enforcement and the citizens of Charlotte to seek justice and to make efforts to prevent such violence in our beloved city. It is our hope that our justice system will continue to uncover the facts and will permanently remove those responsible for this murder from our streets to make Charlotte a safer place for us all. Please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers during this process.”