Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division--June 30, 2021

6/30/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, July 1, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Jamal Harris, DOB: 05/30/1997, and a 17-year-old juvenile male in connection with the murder of Joshua Hollingsworth.

As a result of their investigation, Homicide Unit detectives identified Harris and the 17-year-old juvenile as suspects.  Harris has since been charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Tthe juvenile has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

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 Porter 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: 20210629-2245-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, June 30, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Joshua Hollingsworth, DOB: 02/14/2001.  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 Porter 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: 20210629-2245-00.

 

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, June 30, 2021) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1100 block of Mayfield Terrace Drive in the Metro Division.

 

Shortly after 10:45 p.m. on June 29, 2020, officers responded to reports of someone who had been shot near the 1100 block of Mayfield Terrace Drive.  When they arrived, officers located an adult male victim with an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was transported by Medic to CMC Main and 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 physical evidence.  Representatives from the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, CMPD's Operations Command, Victim's Assistance, CFD and MEDIC also assisted.

 

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 Porter 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: 20210629-2245-00.


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