Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Westover Division

9/9/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, September 9, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Johnny Edward Scott, DOB: 03/07/2003.  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 Wright is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210908-1455-01.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, September 8, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1700 block of West Boulevard.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m., officers with the Freedom Division responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 3200 block of Wilkinson Blvd.  When they arrived, officers located an adult male victim with an apparent gunshot wound.  Medic transported the victim to Atrium Main where he was later pronounced deceased from injuries sustained.  From information obtained, officers determined that the victim was most likely shot in the 1700 block of West Blvd. There was another victim who was also shot at that location and has sustained life-threatening injuries.

Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Representatives from the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, CMPD's Operations Command, Victim's Assistance, and CFD also responded to assist.

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 Wright is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210908-1455-01.

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