6 days, 7 deaths: Charlotte homicide detectives have been busy

Within the last week, five people were shot to death, and two others were found dead in a creek bed near McAlpine Creek Park.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 5, 2020

Police: 2 killed in separate shootings in southwest Charlotte

CMPD had not announced an arrest in either shooting.
By Qcitymetro Staff | February 16, 2020

Mecklenburg D.A. will put more resources into prosecuting violent crimes

The shift comes as Charlotte looks back on a year that saw a rise in violent crimes in 2019, including 107 criminal homicides -- one of its highest homicide counts on record.
By Glenn Burkins | February 3, 2020

Police charge two children, 11 and 12, with involuntary manslaughter

Police said three children were fighting near a roadway just before an 11-year-old boy entered the roadway and was struck by a car.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2019

Police: Arcade employee fatally wounded in east Charlotte

The killing was the city's 99th criminal homicide of 2019.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | October 14, 2019

Charlotte records its third homicide in 2 days — a man killed outside a convenience store

Police late Sunday were investigating a fatal shooting outside a convenience store in northeast Charlotte – the city’s third homicide […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | January 27, 2019

Police charge fourth teen with robbery and killing of woman in southeast Charlotte

The youngest suspect charged in the case is a 15-year-old male juvenile, whose name was withheld because of his age.
By Glenn Burkins | April 9, 2018

Police: Woman killed in north Charlotte during robbery

A 36-year-old woman was shot and killed during a robbery early Tuesday in north Charlotte. At 6:15 a.m., police responded […]
By Evan Moore | April 6, 2018

Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday

CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday. At […]
By Qcitymetro | March 4, 2018