Charges have been brought against the driver of the car that led law enforcement on a chase Sunday afternoon.
That chase ended with the shooting death of 30-year-old Brandon Smith.
Smith was the suspect in last week's shooting of a New Hanover County deputy.
Authorities say Smith was a passenger Sunday in a car driven by 39-year-old Vincent Joyner.
The chase let to the Wrightsboro area, where investigators say Smith left the car and ran on foot.
Officials say Smith was shot and killed in a nearby wooded area.
Joyner has been charged with accessory after the fact and speeding to elude arrest.
He is jailed on a $500,000 bond.