Murder suspect: "I'm sorry, I didn't mean to shoot him" | Crime
SALISBURY - One of three men charged with murder of a convenience store owner said that he was sorry and that he didn't mean to kill the man.
Christopher Watson, charged with the murder of Hechum Abualenian during a robbery at the Z & H Mart on Highway 150 on December 10, along with Kevin Canzator and Maurice Robinson, were charged on Tuesday with the armed robberies of the Neighborhood Mart on W. Horah Street in Salisbury.
"I didn't meant to do it," Watson said while on his way back to jail after being charged with armed robberies. "I was protecting my family, I didn't mean to shoot him."
Last week Watson tried to ask Judge Beth Dixon to apologize to the victim's family on his behalf. That statement came during Watson's first appearance in court on the murder charge. Dixon advised Watson to speak with his lawyer.
All three men are being held without bond.
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