CMPD Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Man Charged with Murder

From, November 24, 2013

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down Demontre Rice, a 27-year-old suspect in the death of a teenager shot on Lasalle Street early Saturday morning.

Suspect wanted in shooting death of teen

Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police

Rice is wanted in the death of 17-year-old Stanley Taylor.

Police have obtained a murder warrant for Rice’s arrest, and they’re asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call 911 or contact the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team at 704-336-8228 (VCAT).

Anyone with information about the incident should call 704-432-8477 (TIPS) and ask to speak directly to a homicide unit detective, police said.

Shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at the 1300 block of Lasalle Street, but couldn’t find a victim.

Soon afterward, Medic was flagged down on Statesville Avenue in connection with a man who’d been shot. It turned out to be Taylor, the teenager who’d been shot on Lasalle Street.

Police said witnesses had driven him away from the place where he’d been shot, and had then flagged down Medic for help.

Taylor later died.

Teen Victim Identified in Fatal North Charlotte Shooting

From, November 23, 2013

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department continues to investigate an early morning shooting that killed a teenager.

Officers responded to the 1300 block of Lasalle Street around 4 a.m. Saturday for a call regarding assault with a deadly weapon, but they didn’t find anyone.

A short time later, Stanley Naquon Taylor, 17,  was found near Stateville Avenue near I-85 — he’d been shot. Witnesses had driven Taylor away from the location and flagged down Medic for help, officials said.

Teen victim identified in fatal north Charlotte shooting

Stanley Naquon Taylor, 17

He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

According to Mecklenburg County records, Taylor was arrested in March of 2012 for misdemeanor drug possession, and again in July of this year for drug possession.

Anyone with information should call 704-432-TIPS.

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