FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Contact: Jessica Wallin, CMPD Public Affairs
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 300 block of E. 3rd Street in the Central Division. The call for service came in at 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, February 07, 2016.
Central Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service. Upon arrival officers located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The male was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic and identified as Clavis Jamon Reliford, DOB: 07/07/1986. His family has been notified of his death.
Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, Anti-Crime Unit and the Real Time Crime Center also responded to the scene.
Information and evidence gathered during the course of the investigation led Homicide/ADW Detectives in identifying Labaron Jerrail McCain, DOB: 08/04/1986, as the suspect in this case.
McCain was located and voluntarily transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by Homicide/ADW Detectives. At the conclusion of the interview McCain was arrested and charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Felon. He is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. As new 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 Peacock is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.