Police arrest seventh suspect in Hobson homicide

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 | 10:19 a.m. CST; updated 8:38 p.m. CST, Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Lee Wyatt Carter, whose date of birth is Jan. 9, 1987, was identified by Columbia Police investigators as the seventh suspect in the Oct. 23rd robbery and murder of 22 year old Aaron Hobson. Hobson was shot and killed on the parking lot of the Break Time Convenience Store at 110 East Nifong Boulevard in Columbia.

COLUMBIA — A seventh suspect was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a Kansas man at a convenience store on Nifong Boulevard.

Lee Wyatt Carter, 23, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree robbery and second-degree murder, according to a Columbia Police Department news release. He was taken to the Boone County Jail.

Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot in the parking lot of the Break Time at 110 E. Nifong Blvd. on Oct. 23. He was in town to watch his cousin, Trey Hobson, play in MU's Homecoming football game.

Carter was identified as a suspect from a surveillance video, according to the release. Carter said he assaulted the victim with a bottle, the releasestated.

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