Homicide Investigation in the Hickory Grove Division

Charlotte, NC
Wallin, Jessica A.
jwallin@cmpd.org
3/10/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Contact: Jessica Wallin, CMPD Public Affairs
704-336-2338, cmpdpio@cmpd.org

 

Update:

The deceased victim has been identified as Michael Antoine Jefferies Jr., DOB: 04/16/1991.  His family has been notified of his death.  This is an ongoing, active investigation.  As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.   

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Grosse is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

 

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Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred in the 8700 block of Parkland Circle in the Hickory Grove Division. The call for service was received at 12:04 p.m., on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

Hickory Grove Division patrol officers responded to the 8700 block of Parkland Circle in reference to an ADW call for service with multiple subjects shot. Upon arrival they located two males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One of the males was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic. His information will be released once family notification has been made. The second male sustained serious injuries and was transported to Carolina Medical Center by Medic.

A short time later, officers were notified that a third male involved in the incident was dropped off at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center with serious injuries. He is currently being treated by medical staff.

Preliminary information and evidence gathered on scene indicates that this is not a random act of violence and that all individuals involved were known to one another.

This is an ongoing, active investigation. As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.

Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any witnesses to this incident.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, Real Time Crime Center, and K-9 Unit also responded to the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Grosse is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.