Monday, May 16, 2011
East Charlotte Homicide City's 12th
CMPD Eastway Division Officers where working overnight to sort out the details of a shooting that took place around 7:30 last night at an East Charlotte apartment complex.
News reports suggest two men had a short altercation in an apartment parking lot located just off of Wembly Drive. During the altercation one man pulled a hand gun and shot the other once in the chest. The shooter was last seen leaving the area in a white car.
The wounded man was declared dead at the scene by medics.
The area, generally between Central and Briarcreek is predominately lower income apartments and duplexes. The warren of apartments, cut troughs, connecting sidewalks and parking lots has become a haven for drug dealers and thieves despite property owners many attempts at revitalizing the area.
WBTV reported during their 11 o'clock news only vague details noting that CMPD investigators spent several hours interviewing witnesses with a number of people taken to police headquarters for additional questioning.
Police have few facts to go on, since despite dozens of people wandering around the area, no one saw anything.
Google Map view of the area is here.
UPDATE Tuesday May 17, 2011
Homicide detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are attempting to identify the subject pictured in the below photo. The subject is believed to be driving the white Volvo below at well.
This subject is wanted for questioning with regards to the homicide that occurred on May 15, 2011, at 1433 Wembley Dr.
Anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of this subject and vehicle is asked to call the Tip Line at 704-432-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Detective Abbott is the lead detective on this case.
Further Update Tuesday May 17, 2011 The victim’s family has been notified in this case. He has been identified as 30 year old Miguel Angel Audon’ Corado.