Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Eastway Division

CMPD Public Affairs
cmpdpio@cmpd.org
11/6/2022


Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Eastway Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, November 7, 2022) – The deceased victim in this case has been identified as Wilson Edgardo Gutierrez Mejia (DOB: 12/27/1992).

 

The victim's family has been notified of his death.

 

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 Akers is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also 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: 20221106-0259-53.

 


Homicide Investigation in the Eastway Division

Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, November 6, 2022) –Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4300 block of Central Avenue in the Eastway Division.

 

On Sunday, November 6, shortly before 3 a.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 4300 block of Central Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a male subject deceased from a gunshot wound.

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, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team 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 Akers  is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also 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: 20221106-0259-53.

 

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