Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, June 21, 2021) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's North Tryon Division are conducting an attempted murder investigation near the 4100 block of The Plaza.
Around 9:30 p.m. on June 18, 2021, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service near the 4100 block of The Plaza. When they arrived, officers located the victim, a Duke Energy line technician, with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was approached by two unknown suspects at gunpoint while performing routine work. Medic transported the victim to Atrium Health with life threatening injuries.
Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives from the North Tryon Division 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. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. Crime Stoppers has received a private donation, as a reward, of $50,000 for any information leading to an arrest in this case. Detective Van Almen is the lead detective assigned to this case. For additional information, please refer to the report 2021-0618-2130-04.