Man Mharged in November 11, 2015 East Charlotte Convenience Store Robbery

From, November 12, 2015

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at an East Charlotte convenience store.


Keventz Harris, 18, has been charged with common law robbery, four counts of assault with a deadly weapon, four counts of shooting into an occupied dwelling, and shooting in the city limits.

At approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon at the Circle K located at 4921 E. Independence Blvd. When officers arrived at the store, the victims stated that Harris had attempted to steal an item from within the store. When the clerk confronted him, a struggle ensued and the suspect fled from the store, drew a handgun, and fired several shots through the front door of the business.

Based on the description given to officers on the scene, authorities were able to locate and arrest Harris without further incident. Harris later confessed his involvement in the crimes and was transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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