Suicidal man, armed with a gun, killed by CMPD SWAT team

A CMPD spokesman said the man refused to drop the weapon and raised it in the direction of police officers before two SWAT members opened fire.
By Glenn Burkins | April 19, 2016

West Charlotte band director accused of taking indecent liberties with minor

Duncan Gray, 58, was arrested early Sunday and was later released from Mecklenburg County Jail with bail set at $50,000.
By By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Charlotte Observer | April 18, 2016

Police arrest two men in connection with 2013 killing

Police said the men are suspected of killing Roy Bethea Jr, who was inside his west Charlotte home with friends and his 17-year old son when three men forced their way in.
By Glenn Burkins | April 14, 2016

Police: An argument outside a house party led to the shooting of 3 people

When police arrived, they found three people wound, and several occupied vehicles had been struck by gunfire.
By QCity Metro Staff | April 11, 2016

Charlotte homicide suspect turns himself in

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating Antonio Lorenzo Covington, a suspect in a March 31 homicide.
By Glenn Burkins | April 11, 2016

CMPD officer wounded when suspect opened fire

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was wounded late Saturday when a suspect opened fire on officers who had gone to investigate a shooting on Honey Hill Lane near South Tryon Street.
By Glenn Burkins | March 27, 2016

Man shot dead in west Charlotte

The incident was reported just before 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 4500 block of Westridge Drive, which is just north of Freedom Drive.
By QCity Metro Staff | March 23, 2016

Police arrest teens, ages 13 and 14, after shots fired in east Charlotte

No one was injured in the Wednesday night incident, but both juveniles face multiple charges.
By Glenn Burkins | March 17, 2016

Police report shooting in uptown Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in uptown Charlotte that happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday near the CATS Transit Center.
By Glenn Burkins | March 16, 2016

1 dead, 2 injured in east Charlotte shooting

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in east Charlotte Thursday that left one man dead and two with serious gunshot wounds.
By Glenn Burkins | March 10, 2016