Charlotte, N.C. - (Wednesday, January 8, 2020) – The victim in this case has been identified as Devonne Lamonte Smith, DOB: 07/22/1976. His family has been notified of his death.
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 Echols is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20200108-0308-00.
Charlotte, N.C. - (Wednesday, January 8, 2020) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 9100 block of Feldbank Drive in the North Division. The call for service came in at 3:08 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
North Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service. Upon arrival, officers located a male inside of a home with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased on scene by medic. Another male victim was located in the home with a gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital. The deceased victim's identity will be released pending family notification. At this time, the relationship between the two victims is unknown.
Homicide Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident.
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, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and Operations Command responded to the scene.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. As further 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 Echols 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 numbers 20200108-0308-00.