CMPD Investigates a Homicide on Whitehall Drive

From www.crimeincharlotte.com

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation at 3840 Whitehall Dr. in the Freedom Division. The victim has been identified; his name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Shortly before 11:30 pm on September 11, 2009, Freedom Division officers responded to a call advising one male had been shot. When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim lying on the floor inside of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The Charlotte Fire Department and Medic arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Responding officers immediately began setting up a perimeter around the neighborhood to search for any suspects. As a result of this action several individuals were stopped and identified however; at this time there is no evidence to connect these subjects to the crime. Canine and Air Support responded to assist in the search. At this point, CMPD is still searching for the suspects.

Based on witness statements gathered during the preliminary investigation- an unknown number of suspects forced their way into the residence and shot the victim inside his home.

Homicide, Robbery, Gang and Firearms’ detectives; with the assistance of Freedom and Metro Division officers conducted a neighborhood canvass. Crime Scene Search responded, photographed the scene and collected physical evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective. Detective H. McSwain is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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Published in: on September 12, 2009 at 3:23 pm  Leave a Comment  

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