Police: Arrest Made in Scotty McCreery Home-Invasion Robbery
McCreery and his North Carolina State University roommates were unharmed during the incident
Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, said Wednesday that they have made one arrest in the home-invasion robbery of country star Scotty McCreery.
The suspect, Mikkail Jamal Shaw, 19, of Raleigh, turned himself in Tuesday night and was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
“Additional suspects are known to have been involved, and the investigation is continuing,” Raleigh police said in a statement Wednesday.
McCreery was at home with his roommates around 2 a.m. on Monday when armed gunmen entered his off-campus apartment and demanded wallets, money and electronics.
Police later released a 911 call from someone at the residence, who described the frightening break-in.
McCreery told his fans he was safe and thanked them for their support in a message he posted on Facebook, calling it a “very scary night.”
“Luckily, my friends and I are safe and the Raleigh PD is on the case,” he wrote, thanking police for their “quick response and hard work.”