Homicide Investigation in the Westover Division

CMPD Public Affairs

Charlotte, N.C. – (Saturday, November 26, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 500 block of Skipwith Place in the Westover Division.


On Saturday, November 26 shortly before 10:30 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 500 block of Skipwith Place.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a victim with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene.


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 CMPD's Operations Command, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team 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 Fitch 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: 20221126-2221-00.