Case Update: Friday, June 22, 2018,
The suspect in this case has been identified as Xavier McCree, DOB: 10/24/1995. He has been charged with Discharging a Firearm within the City Limits.
Friday, June 22, 2018,
On June 22, 2018 at 1:24 a.m., officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's North Division responded to the Wendy's restaurant located at 5214 Sunset Road to investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. When they arrived, their initial investigation revealed that 2 adult female customers in a Dodge Charger had ordered food at the Wendy's Drive-thru and were waiting in the parking lot for an employee to bring it out to them. When the adult female employee brought out the food, an argument occurred and one of the customers and the employee began fighting. As the fight was progressing, the other customer began getting out of her vehicle at which time an adult male employee of the restaurant fired a shotgun into the car. No one was hit or injured by the shotgun pellets. The two individuals fighting received only minor injuries during their altercation.
Officers have arrested the male suspect who is currently being interviewed by Detectives. Once he has been formally charged by the Magistrate his name and charges will be released. The shotgun used in this assault has been located and seized.
The report number for this incident is 20180622-0124-01.