***UPDATE*** Steele Creek Division - Homicide on South Tryon Street

3/29/2018

Case Update: Friday, March 30, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Jeffrey Javon Boggs, B/M, DOB: 01/26/1994 with the murder of Demarco Trayvon Pegues.

Information gathered during the course of this investigation led detectives to identify Boggs as the suspect and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.  Officers with the CMPD Violent Crime Apprehension Team located Boggs at a hotel located on Lucky Penny Street in Charlotte and were able to take him into custody without incident.  He was then interviewed and subsequently transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Jail.   While detectives are still working to determine the motive of this homicide; it has been determined that Boggs and Pegues knew each other. 

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 Pack is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

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Case Update: Thursday, March 29, 2018,

The victim in this case has been identified as Demarco Trayvon Pegues, B/M, DOB:  03/01/1987.

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 Pack is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

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Thursday, March 29, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 8100 block of S. Tryon Street in the Steele Creek Division.  The call for service came in at 11:49 a.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.  

Steele Creek Division patrol officers responded to an assist medic call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male victim inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound.  The male was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.  His name will be released once his family has been notified.

Homicide Detectives 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, Victim's Assistance and Operations Command responded to the scene. 

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 Pack is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

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