DNA evidence links murder suspect to another shooting, police say

Deshaun Montell Clarida (Photo: New Hanover County Jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A suspect in a Wilmington fatal shooting is now charged in another shooting.

Wilmington police say Deshaun Clarida is now charged with shooting Markee Scott last November on Clay Street.

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Police say DNA and other physical evidence link Clarida to the case. Police also say he matches a witness’s description of the suspect.

Clarida had previously been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Joseph David Williams, which happened in 2013.