Published: May 11, 2010 11:38 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Authorities have apprehended 24-year-old Gerren Carter on charges of robbery and murder. Carter was sought in connection with a deadly robbery, which occurred on December 28, 2009.

Carter was charged with the murder of his alleged accomplice in the robbery, 23-year-old Christopher McFoley. Investigators believe that McFoley and Carter had attempted to rob a man as he emerged from an apartment complex elevator.

A struggle ensued with the victim and shots were fired during the scuffle. McFoley was shot in the head; he ultimately died as a result of his injuries.

Carter was apprehended without incident. He remains in custody at the Lee County Jail.