***UPDATE*** Hickory Grove Division - Homicide in the 5800 block of East W.T. Harris Boulevard

11/28/2019

Case Update:  Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit has charged Gregory Moffitt, DOB: 03/29/1983 and Noelle Blount, DOB: 06/18/1981, for the murder of Askia Toure Abdullah Alkebulan.

As a result of continued investigation, Moffitt and Blount were identified as suspects in this case.  On November 27, 2019, detectives with the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) located and arrested Moffitt and Blount without incident.  They were interviewed by Homicide Unit detectives and transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.  Moffit has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm by felon.  Blount has been charged with murder.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  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 J. Dudley 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/. Any information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to $1000 cash reward.  For additional information about this incident please refer to report numbers 20191126-0541-00.

 

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Case Update: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The victim in this case has been identified as Askia Toure Abdullah Alkebulan, DOB: 11/29/1967His 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 J. Dudley 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/. Any information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to $1000 cash reward.  For additional information about this incident please refer to report numbers 20191126-0541-00.

 

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 5800 block of East W T Harris Boulevard, which is in the Hickory Grove Division.

On November 26, 2019, at around 5:40 a.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at La Casa located at 5820 East W T Harris Boulevard.  When they arrived, they located an adult male victim who had been shot.  The victim, who is an employee of the establishment, was transported to the hospital by Medic where he was later pronounced deceased.

Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect evidence.  Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Victim Services, Medic, the Charlotte Fire Department and Operations Command responded to the scene. 

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  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 J. Dudley is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.    For additional information about this incident, please refer to the report: 20191126054100.

 

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