Gun owner charged after child’s accidental shooting in west Charlotte
The child, age 2, was listed in stable condition.
By Glenn Burkins | August 13, 2020
CMPD officer on unpaid leave after he was arrested in Union County
The officer was charged with driving while impaired and carrying a concealed weapon.
By Glenn Burkins | July 27, 2020
Police: Charlotte homicides are up, but so are arrests
In recent weeks, CMPD has announced nine arrests in seven homicides that happened between June 29 and July 21.
By Glenn Burkins | July 22, 2020
Weekend violence: 4 killed in separate shootings, including 16-year-old boy
With the homicide rate in Charlotte climbing, City Manager Marcus Jones last week outlined a plan to address violent crime in four of the city’s “hot spots.”
By Glenn Burkins | July 13, 2020
City officials explore ways to curb violence and crime on Beatties Ford Road
Malcolm Graham, who represents District 2 on Charlotte City Council, challenged city officials to get serious about crime on the corridor. His district includes Beatties Ford Road and Historic West End.
By Glenn Burkins | July 12, 2020
A father’s pain: Two men speak out after losing their only sons in Beatties Ford Road shooting
Both men are asking witnesses to come forward and tell the police what they saw.
By Glenn Burkins | July 8, 2020
Police: Shooting leaves 1 dead in southeast Charlotte
Victim was identified as a 52-year-old man.
By Olivia Todd | July 6, 2020
CMPD: 2 dead, 1 injured in shootings late Monday
On Tuckaseegee Road, two people were found shot inside a business, one fatally.
By Glenn Burkins | June 30, 2020
On Beatties Ford Road, shooters used handguns and assault-style rifles
Officers recovered 181 shell casings at the scene of Monday morning's carnage, CMPD officials said.
By Glenn Burkins | June 24, 2020