***UPDATE*** University City Division - Homicide in the 8700 block of Autumn Lake Court

12/7/2018

Case Update:  Friday, December 07, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged a third suspect, Khalil Dante Capers, DOB: 08/07/1995, with the murder of Javon Daniel Alim Sherwood.

As a result of information and evidence gathered during the investigation, detectives identified Capers as a suspect in this case and obtained warrants for his arrest. Earlier this morning, Capers was located and arrested by detectives with the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team without incident. Capers was subsequently transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives. 

At the conclusion of the interview, Capers was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill.

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 Clayton 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 20181201-1920-02.

 

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Case Update: Wednesday, December 5, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Yocouba Meite, DOB: 10/17/1993, with the murder of Javon Daniel Alim Sherwood, DOB: 12/10/1996.

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 Clayton is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

 

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Case Update: Sunday, December 2, 2018,

The victim in this case has been identified as Javon Daniel Alim Sherwood, DOB: 12/10/1996His 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 Clayton 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 20181201-1920-02.

 

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Saturday, December 1, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 8700 block of Autumn Lake Court in the University City Division.  The call for service came in at 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018. 

University City Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male with an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of the apartment complex.   The victim was pronounced 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 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, Operations Command, and Victim Services 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 Clayton 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 20181201-1920-02.

 

 

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