Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 7900 block of Calibre Crossing Drive. The call for service came in at 5:12 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
Officers in the Independence Division responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service on Calibre Crossing Drive, and when they arrived they located an adult male victim in the parking lot of this apartment complex who had been shot. The victim was transported by MEDIC to Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased by Hospital Staff.
The victim has been identified as Quandarro McCleary, DOB: 12/16/1991.
Detectives with the Homicide Unit have responded to the scene to conduct the investigation and are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident. The initial investigation has revealed that this incident started when the victim and a second adult male were involved in a verbal altercation in the apartment complex parking lot. The argument escalated and the victim was shot. The victim remained at the scene while the suspect drove to another location on Margaret Wallace Road where he called 911. This individual is currently being interviewed by Homicide Detectives at the Law Enforcement Center. If this individual is charged with a crime his name will be released at that time.
Crime Scene Search has 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, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and Operations Command responded to the scene.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. 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 Dudley is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this incident please refer to report number 2019-0814--171202.