Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the North Division--Aug 28, 2021

8/30/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, August 30, 2021) - The victim has been identified as Carleton Cartier, DOB: 06/12/1963. His family has been notified of his death.  Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have also charged Kevin Jordan, DOB: 07/29/1997, in the murder of Carleton Cartier.

 

As a result of their continued investigation, Homicide Unit Detectives, alongside North Division officers and North Divisions Crime Reduction Unit (CRU), identified Jordan as a suspect in this case. On August 28, 2021, North Division's initial investigation yielded actionable information for the North Division Crime Reduction Team.  North CRU's work related to the initial investigation led them to a location where they located Jordan and the vehicle used in the crime. Officers initiated a traffic stop when Jordan failed to stop, and a vehicle pursuit ensued. With the assistance of our K9 and Aviation Unit, Jordan was apprehended shortly after he jumped from the vehicle and fled the scene. 

 

Jordan was transported to the Law Enforcement Center for an interview with Homicide Detectives. Following the interview,  he was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder, Discharging a Firearm Into An Occupied Vehicle, Felony Flee to Elude, and Resisting Public Officers.

 

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 Porter 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: 20210828-1752-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Saturday, August 28, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred on S I-85 near Statesville Ave in the North Division.

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on August 28, 2021, officers responded to reports of a shots fired on S- I 85 near Statesville Ave. Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle with an adult victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The driver was pronounced deceased on scene by medic.

Detectives with the CMPD's Homicide Unit, and Crime Scene Search responded to conduct the investigation and collect physical evidence. The CMPD's Operations Command, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, CFD, and Medic also responded to assist.

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 Porter 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: 20210828-1752-00.

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