***UPDATE*** University City Division - Homicide in the 800 block of Forty Niner Avenue

3/23/2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Fuaad Ali, DOB: 04/05/1995, with the murder of Jamontae Morris.

As a result of information and evidence gathered during the course of the investigation, detectives identified Ali as the suspect in this case and obtained a warrant for his arrest.  Detectives requested the assistance of CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT), and along with assistance from the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) and State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), located and arrested Ali earlier this morning without incident.  Ali was transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives and then transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder and Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

This is an ongoing and 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 Overman 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 2019-0318-201001.


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating a homicide which occurred near the 800 block of Forty Niner Avenue.  The call for service came in at approximately 8:10 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019.

Officers in the University City Division responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service, and when they arrived they located a victim with an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital by MEDIC with life-threatening injuries.

Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence.

Today, March 19, 2019, the victim was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center.  The victim has been identified as Jamontae Morris, DOB: 03/14/1997.  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 Overman 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 the report: 20190318201001.

 

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