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Police: Teen robbed man before victim was shot and killed

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Aug 24 2013 06:11:56 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 29 2013 12:10:14 PM CDT
Demetrius Smith
GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

Greenville Police said they have arrested a teen who robbed a man just before the victim was killed by another teen.

According to an arrest warrant, 19-year-old Demetrius Dontrell Smith, of Greenville, used a handgun to steal money and marijuana from 36-year-old Anthony "Breeze Johnson on Jan. 2. Johnson was later found shot to death outside his home on Westgate Drive in Greenville.

Smith has been charged with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $200,000 bond.

Police had already arrested another teen in Johnson's death. Jahrheel May was indicted on murder, attempted robbery and conspiracy charges.