Case Update: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation in the Hickory Grove Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are conducting an assault with a deadly weapon investigation in the 2000 block of Lanza Drive in the Hickory Grove Division.
CMPD Public Affairs
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12/2/2022

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Friday, December 2, 2022) – The victim in this case, Nahzir Taylor (DOB: 12/30/04), passed away this morning as a result of his injuries.  

 

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are seeking to upgrade the charges against the juvenile defendant arrested in this case to 1st degree Murder.

 

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 detective.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

 

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 Case Update: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation in the Hickory Grove Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, December 1, 2022) – As a result of the continued investigation, detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have charged a juvenile in this incident.

 

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, the juvenile suspect was arrested with the assistance of the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT).  The juvenile is charged with the following:

 

  • Attempted 1st degree Murder
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury
  • Discharging a Firearm into Occupied Property (2 counts)

   

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 detective.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

 

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation in the Hickory Grove Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, November 30, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are conducting an assault with a deadly weapon investigation in the 2000 block of Lanza Drive in the Hickory Grove Division.

 

On Wednesday, November 30, shortly after 2:30 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 2000 block of Lanza Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the neighborhood of the Reserve at Canyon Hills. MEDIC transported the victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

 

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. The public can leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20221130-1435-02.

 

 

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