***UPDATE*** University City Division - Homicide in the 13700 block of Mallard Creek Road

1/27/2019

Case Update: Monday, January 28, 2019,

The victim in this case has been identified as Patrick Alonzo Alston, DOB: 10/03/1982His family has been notified of his death.

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 Tisdale 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 2019-0127-1842-00.

 

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Sunday, January 27, 2019,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 13700 block of Mallard Creek Road in the University City Division.  The call for service came in at 6:42 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019. 

University City division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male victim in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound.  Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene.  His name will be released once his family has been notified.

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, Special Investigations, Mobile Crisis, Victim Services 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 Tisdale 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 2019-0127-1842-00.

 

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