Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Arrest Made in Northwest Charlotte Homicide
by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC -- UPDATE: Detectives have identified and arrested Derrick Byers in the murder of Thomas Brown. He was arrested without incident and has been charged with murder.


Detectives say a man that was shot multiple times early Sunday morning in northwest Charlotte, has died. Police say they were dispatched around 7:36 a.m. to Tennessee Avenue in regards to an assault with a deadly weapon call.

Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The caller stated that the victim knocked on their door pleading for help. Medic transported the victim to Carolinas Medical Center where he immediately went into surgery. He was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.

The investigation is in its early stages. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CMPD or CrimeStoppers.