***UPDATE*** Freedom Division - Homicide in the 4600 block of Palm Breeze Lane

8/28/2018

Case Update: Tuesday, August 28, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have identified the victim in the Palm Breeze Lane homicide investigation as Torriano Devonte Joyce, DOB: 02/21/1997.  His family has been notified of his death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Lyon is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this incident please refer to report numbers 20180826-0131-00.

 

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Sunday, August 26, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4600 block of Palm Breeze Lane in the Freedom Division.  The call for service came in at 1:31 a.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018. 

Freedom Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male with an apparent gunshot wound.  Medic transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  His name will be released once his family has been notified.

Homicide Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident. 

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, ABC and Operations Command responded to the scene. 

This is an ongoing, active investigation.  As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs. 

​Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Lyon is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this incident please refer to report numbers 20180826-0131-00.

 

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