Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, February 12, 2023) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation on Billy Graham Parkway near West Tyvola Road in the Westover Division.
On Sunday, February 12, 2023, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Westover Division officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon with injury call for service on Billy Graham Parkway near West Tyvola Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. MEDIC arrived on scene and transported the victim to Atrium Health Main where he was 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 CMPD's Operations Command, Victim Services, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, MEDIC, and the Charlotte Fire Department 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 James 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: 20230212-1513-00.