Case Upate: Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division

7/3/2021
Charlotte, N.C. – (Saturday, July 03, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Jason Farmer, DOB: 09/03/1996. His family has been notified of his death.

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 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Dollar is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210702-1825-01.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Friday, July 02, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 7000 block of Creekridge Road in the Independence Division

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. on July 02, 2021, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at the 7000 block of Creekridge Rd. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported by Medic to a local hospital and succumbed to his injuries a short time later. His family has been notified of his death.

Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence.
Representatives from the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, CMPD’s Operations Command, CFD and MEDIC also assisted.


Homicide Detectives are speaking with all parties involved and are not looking for any additional suspects at this time.

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 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Dollar is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210702-1825-01.

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