CMPD ID’s Victim in Deadly East Charlotte Shooting

The victim in Monday’s fatal shooting has been identified as Micah Christopher Atkinson.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting Monday as a 29-year-old man from Charlotte.

From The Charlotte Observer by Steve Lyttle, November 26, 2013

The latest homicide was reported shortly before 4 p.m. Monday at an apartment in the 4900 block of Endolwood Road. That is off Kimmerly Glen Drive, between Sharon Amity Road and East W.T. Harris Boulevard.

Police say officers responded to a call and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

One man, identified as Micah Christopher Atkinson, was rushed by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center, where he died. The other victim suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Investigators say they believe the victims and the shooter knew each other, and that Monday’s shooting was not a random act of violence.

Mecklenburg County court records show Atkinson had been arrested five times in recent years, on a variety of charges.

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Published in: on November 26, 2013 at 12:55 pm  Leave a Comment  

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