Police investigate three homicides over Labor Day weekend

Victims included a 15-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman.

A 14-year-old juvenile is facing a murder charge following a shooting on Sunday left another teen dead and two other people wounded.

The incident was one of three deadly encounters reporter by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police since Friday:

  • The juvenile is charged with killing 15-year-old Jaylen Xavier Foster. The other two victims — one shot in the leg and another shot in the neck — were taken to a hospital.
  • CMPD late yesterday were looking for a 29-year-old man suspected of killing a woman in east Charlotte, near NoDa. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Gabryelle Allnutt. In addition to the murder charge, CMPD also is alleging 1st-degree burglary and kidnapping.
  • A shooting early Sunday in northeast Charlotte left one person dead and two others injured. The deceased victim was identified as 43-year-old Jeffrey Bernard Lineberger II.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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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