The Latest (10/8/21):
A 19-year-old and a 17-year-old juvenile have been charged in connection to the fatal shooting of a man in northeast Charlotte Tuesday night, according to Charlotte police.
Through an investigation, detectives identified Brian Monroy and a juvenile as suspect in the homicide case of Eric Deese, and warrants were issued for their arrest.
Police located and arrested Monroy Friday without incident and interviewed him. Monroy was then transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and charged with murder, according to police.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the juvenile suspect was also arrested by officers, interviewed and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Original Story (10/6/21):
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was found fatally shot in northeast Charlotte Tuesday night, sparking a homicide investigation, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Police responded to Farmington Ridge Parkway, off of Caldwell Road, around 10 p.m. after receiving a call in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, officers located an adult victim just down the street suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim, identified as 20-year-old Eric Deese II, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.