Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation in the Metro Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting an assault with a deadly weapon investigation in the 2300 block of Cindy Lane in the Metro Division.
CMPD Public Affairs

On Sunday, November 27, shortly after 7:30 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 2300 block of Cindy Lane at the entrance to Friendship Sportsplex, a Mecklenburg County Park facility. Upon arrival, officers located a Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation employee suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers administered tactical medical treatment on scene until MEDIC arrived and transported the victim to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives from CMPD's Operations Command and MEDIC also assisted.


The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Kennedy is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20221127-1933-00.