Police: 75-year-old man killed in domestic dispute with girlfriend

Authorities said the shooting happened late Friday inside a west Charlotte home.

Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in west Charlotte that left one person dead late Friday.

The shooting was reported around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Willow Street, just west of the Carolina Golf Club and north of West Boulevard.

Authorities identified the victim as Edward Theodore Moses, 74.

According to a statement released by CMPD, officers were dispatched to assist paramedics who were treating a man for gunshot wounds. That man, later identified as Moses, was taken to a hospital, where he died.

According to a statement released by CMPD, the shooting was related to a domestic dispute, and the victim’s girlfriend was taken in for questioning. The department did not immediately release the girlfriend’s name or announce charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective, or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

The story was updated to include the name of the deceased.


Glenn Burkins
Glenn is founder and publisher of Qcitymetro.com. He's worked at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and Charlotte Observer.

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