2019 Homicides

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Police say a man was shot and killed early Monday morning in Charlotte.

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Police say a man was shot and killed in north Charlotte Wednesday night after a heated confrontation following a wreck.

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Police say a woman was found shot to death in east Charlotte early Wednesday.

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Updated Sept. 1, 2019, 8:01 a.m. 

A quadruple shooting at a house party in north Charlotte has left one man dead and three others injured. The shooting took place less than a mile away from the UNC Charlotte campus, and police say it stemmed from an argument.

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A man was fatally shot early Tuesday in Charlotte’s University City area. 

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Police say a man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon just west of uptown Charlotte.

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Updated 11:20 a.m.

Police are looking for a man they say killed a woman in southwest Charlotte on Monday afternoon before fleeing with his two young children. The children have since been found safe. 

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There have been two homicides in west Charlotte since Wednesday afternoon. 

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Police say they've charged a mother with child abuse and her boyfriend with murder in the death of a toddler at a Charlotte hotel.

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Police say a man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in southwest Charlotte.

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Police say officers responding to a car wreck in Charlotte on Friday morning discovered a homicide instead.

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Updated at 10:30 a.m. July 15

Police say two people were shot and killed early Sunday at an east Charlotte apartment complex.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Crime investigators in North Carolina have charged a wanted man with murdering his girlfriend after he reported to Charlotte-Mecklenberg police headquarters.

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Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead Thursday morning outside an apartment in north Charlotte. 

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Police say a woman was found stabbed to death early Tuesday morning in east Charlotte. 

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Police said Wednesday it has identified one suspect after an early morning shooting in uptown left one person dead and three people injured.

Updated 10:51 a.m.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a fatal shooting Wednesday morning in north Charlotte. Police say it happened just before 5:45 a.m., when someone fired shots into a home on Ohaus Court, off Sunset Road. 

Both Charlotte and Mecklenburg County leaders are asking residents to help them stem the area's rising violent crime rate. That call was issued at a joint press conference today featuring CMPD Police Chief Kerr Putney, CMS superintendent Clayton Wilcox, and Charlotte Community Relations Executive Director Willie Ratchford.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal stabbing last night in northeast Charlotte. According to CMPD, a woman was found on the side of the road at Denbur Drive and Bending Branch Road, off Albemarle Road at around 9:30 p.m.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex near the UNC Charlotte.

Detectives were investigating the shooting, which occurred in the 9900 block of University Village Boulevard at the University Village apartments, not far from where a vigil for victims of the deadly campus attack was ending.

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