***UPDATE*** Eastway Division - Homicide in the 3500 block of Burner Avenue

3/1/2020

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, March 2, 2020) -- The victim, in this case, has been identified as Reyno Leocadio Melgar, DOB: 09/07/1972.  His family has been notified of his death. 

The investigation into this incident 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 Dudley is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this incident, please refer to the report: 20200301-1131-01.

 

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, March 1, 2020) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 3500 block of Burner Drive, which is in the Eastway Division.

On March 1, 2020, at around 11:30 a.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting near the 3500 block of Burner Avenue.  When they arrived, officers located two subjects with apparent gunshot wounds, and both subjects were transported by Medic to the hospital with serious injuries.  One of these subjects has since been pronounced deceased.  Homicide Unit detectives have responded to the scene to conduct an investigation and are not currently looking for any suspects.

Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Medic, CFD and Operations Command also responded to the scene to assist. 

The investigation into this incident 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 Dudley is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this incident, please refer to the report: 20200301-1131-01.

 

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