Police Make Arrest In East Charlotte Murder From February

The Latest (3/25/19):

Police say they charged Antoine Watkins for his involvement in the murder of Na-Zea Scott on McAlway Road on February 9th, 2019.

Antoine Watkins

As a result of the continued investigation into this case, detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified Watkins as a suspect and a murder warrant was issued for his arrest.  Watkins surrendered himself to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.

Update (2/9/19):

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has identified the man killed in an east Charlotte homicide early Saturday morning.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Na-Zea Scott.

Original Story (2/9/19):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed in east Charlotte early Saturday morning.

The CMPD says officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of McAlway Road at about 12:26 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Arriving officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective B. Sinnott is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600