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Police Apprehend Homicide Suspect

Salvador MarquezOn Friday April 12, 2019 the Gaston County Police Department arrested Salvador Marquez of Charlotte, NC on an outstanding homicide warrant. 

Marquez was wanted by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office for his involvement in a January 2018 shooting in Gaffney, South Carolina.  Marquez is accused of shooting two men.  Matthew Littlejohn, 33, of Boiling Springs, was found dead at the scene of the shooting.

Marquez is currently in the Gaston County Jail.  He is under a no bond/hold while authorities process his extradition to South Carolina.

HSI Charlotte Office, HSI Greenville Office, and the HSI task force were instrumental in locating Marquez.

There is no further information to be released at this time.