Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1800 block of Griers Grove Road in the Metro Division.
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12/5/2022

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, December 5, 2022) – On Sunday, December 4, 2022, the second victim in this case, Dominic Salazar (DOB: 08/02/2004), passed away as a result of his injuries.

 

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are working with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office to upgrade the charges of the juvenile suspects to 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 Homicide Unit detective. Detective Buhr 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/.

 

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Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, November 29, 2022) – On November 28, 2022, Homicide Unit detectives charged two juveniles for the murder of Damien Gonzalez. The juveniles were arrested with the assistance of the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) and Metro Division Patrol officers.

 

The charges for both juveniles are as follows:

 

  • Murder
  • Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder
  • Conspiracy to Commit Robbery
  • Attempted 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 Homicide Unit detective. Detective Buhr 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: 20221115-1900-00.

 

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Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, November 16, 2022) – The deceased victim in this case has been identified as Damien Gonzalez (DOB: 04/04/2005).  The victim's next of kin has been notified of his death.

 

The second shooting victim in this case remains in critical condition.

 

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 Buhr 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: 20221115-1900-00.


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Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, November 15, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1800 block of Griers Grove Road in the Metro Division.

 

On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 7 p.m., Metro Division officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 1800 block of Griers Grove Road. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medic responded to the scene and pronounced one victim deceased on scene. The second victim was transported to the hospital with 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, Victim Services, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Medic and the Charlotte Fire Department 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 Buhr 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: 20221115-1900-00.

 

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