Alamance County man arrested in Washington, D.C. on Burlington murder charge

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Decarlos Barnes, 21, of Graham

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Marshals Service has arrested an Alamance County man in Washington, D.C. who was wanted on a first degree murder charge.

Decarlos Barnes, 21, of Graham, is presently being held without bond awaiting an extradition hearing to be returned to North Carolina.

Barnes is accused of being involved in the fatal May 20 shooting of 26-year-old Willie Thompson Jr. of Burlington.

Officers were in the area of Graham-Hopedale Road about 3:30 a.m. on May 20 when they heard gunshots and saw several vehicles leave the area.

Police later determined the shooting happened at the CV Mart at 1846 N. Church St.

Already charged in the shooting are Talisha Ann Harrison, 24, of 304 S. Marshall St. in Graham. She is charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. She was arrested and jailed on May 21 with bail set at $1 million.