Scotty McCreery, suspect Mikkail Jamal Shaw
Splash News Online; Courtesy Raleigh PD
05/07/2014 at 10:00 AM EDT
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, 20, who won
the 10th season of American Idol
and is a student at Raleigh's North Carolina State University, called Monday's robbery the "worst morning of my life" in a Tweet
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."