***UPDATE*** University City Division - Homicide in the 2000 block of Pimpernel Road

1/11/2019

​Case Update:  Thursday, January 10, 2019,

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department homicide detectives have charged Shawn Sanders, DOB: 10/18/2001, with the murder of Subhi Elmasharawy.

Information gathered during the investigation led detectives to identify Sanders as a suspect in this case and obtained a warrant for his arrest.  Detectives with the CMPD's Violent Crime Apprehension Team located Sanders earlier this morning and were able to take him into custody without incident.  Sanders was then transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by homicide detectives. At the conclusion of the interview, Sanders was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with 1st degree Murder and 1st degree Burglary.

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 Koll 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 20190106-210201.

 

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Case Update: Wednesday, January 9, 2019,

The victim in this case has been identified as Subhi Elmasharawy, DOB: 11/10/1996On January 9, 2019, Elmasharawy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.   His 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 Koll 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 20190106-210201.

 

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Sunday, January 6, 2019,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a shooting investigation in the 2000 block of Pimpernel Road in the University City Division. The call for service came in at 9:02 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019.

University City Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at a residence located in the 2000 block of Pimpernel Road.  Upon their arrival, officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by MEDIC with life threatening injuries.   

Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of K-9, Real Time Crime Center, and Operations Command responded to the scene.   

This is an active and ongoing 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 Koll 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 20190106-210201.

 

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