Officer Will Not Face Charges In Northlake Mall Shooting

CHARLOTTE, NC– A CMPD officer who shot and killed a man at Northlake Mall on Christmas Eve will not face charges.

The District Attorney’s Office announced late today that it found no evidence that Officer Thomas Ferguson acted unlawfully.

Police say two groups opened fire on each other inside the crowded mall.

Ferguson was off duty working security. He shot Daquan Westbrook four times, after he says Westbrook pointed a gun at him.