***UPDATE*** Westover Division - Homicide in the 600 block of Parkaire Lane

3/23/2019

Case Update: Friday, April 12, 2019

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit has charged Taravares Lee Greer, DOB: 06/30/1978, for his involvement in this case.

As a result of continued investigation into this case, Homicide Unit detectives identified Greer as a suspect and obtained warrants.  On Friday, April 12, 2019, the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) detectives developed information that Greer was in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Through coordinated efforts with the FBI Task Force and VCAT, Greer was taken into custody without incident.  Greer was arrested on the following outstanding warrants: Murder, Firearm by Felon and Discharging a Firearm Within an Enclosure to Incite Fear. Homicide Detectives will travel to Milwaukee to interview Greer and he will be extradited to Mecklenburg County at a later date.

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 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/.

 

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Case Update: Saturday, March 23, 2019,

The victim in this case has been identified as Leonard Lee Bowie Jr., DOB: 10/19/1987His 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 2019-0323-134701.

 

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Saturday, March 23, 2019,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 600 block of Parkaire Lane in the Westover Division.  The call for service came in at 1:47 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  

Westover Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service on Parkaire Lane at South Tryon Street.  Upon arrival they located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.  The male was transported to Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.  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, Victim's Assistance 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 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 2019-0323-134701.

 

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