***UPDATE*** Hickory Grove Division - Homicide in the 3200 block of Amity Pointe Road

8/10/2019

Case Update:  Saturday, August 10, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Juan Alberto Lopez-Garcia 03/01/2002, for his involvement in this case.

As a result of continued investigation into this case, Lopez-Garcia was identified as a suspect and interviewed by Detectives.  At the conclusion of the interview, Lopez-Garcia was arrested and charged with murder and will be transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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 Martin 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 2019-0809-2039-07.

 

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Case Update:  Saturday, August 10, 2019

The victim in this case has been identified as Sebastian Acosta-Bayona, DOB: 01/17/2000His family has been notified of his death.

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 Martin 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 2019-0809-2039-07.

 

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation at 3200 block of Amity Pointe Road in the Hickory Grove Division.  The call for service came in at 8:39 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019. 

Hickory Grove  Division Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male with a gunshot wound outside of an apartment.   The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.  His identity will be released pending family notification. 

Detectives with the Homicide Unit responded to the scene and are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident. 

Crime Scene Search has 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, K-9, Aviation Unit, RTCC, Victim Services, Medic, CFD 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 Martin 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 2019-0809-2039-07.

 

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