Arrest Made in East Charlotte Shooting


by Anthony Burman

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrested a man in connection to a shooting in east Charlotte Friday.

Demarcus Martel Melvin, 23, was arrested Tuesday morning after speaking with detectives and charged with murder and firearm by convicted felon. 

Officers responded to a home on Old Meadow Road after reports of shots being fired. They arrived and found Terrance Mingo, 28, suffering from a gunshot wound. Mingo was brought to Carolinas Medical Center Main where he was pronounced dead.

Melvin is being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail where he will remain in custody. 

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