Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Westover Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4400 block of South Tryon Street in the Westover Division.
CMPD Public Affairs
11/29/2022

The victim in this case has been identified as Sharod Marquis Armstrong (DOB: 04/18/1993). The victim's family has been notified of his death.

 

As a result of the continued investigation, detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit identified three suspects in the murder of Mr. Armstrong:

 

  • Male juvenile (charged with 1st degree murder)
  • Male juvenile (charged with 1st degree murder)
  • Kelvin Rodriquez Johnson (DOB: 03/19/1981) (charged with Possession of Firearm by Felon & Accessory After the Fact Murder)

 

On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the three suspects were arrested in Anderson, SC.  The arrests were a collaborative effort between the CMPD Homicide Unit and the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. 

 

CMPD Homicide Detectives traveled to Anderson, SC, and interviewed the three suspects.  At the conclusion of the interview, the three suspects remained in the custody of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.  They are awaiting extradition to Mecklenburg County.

 

The victim's family has been notified of the arrests.

 

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 Diekhaus 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: 20221122-1229-05.

 

 

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Homicide Investigation in the Westover Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, November 22, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4400 block of South Tryon Street in the Westover Division.

 

On Tuesday, November 22, shortly before 12:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for shots fired in the 4400 block of South Tryon Street.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a victim with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene.

 

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 Diekhaus 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: 20221122-1229-05.

 

 

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