CMPD Releases New Video Of Gas Station Homicide Suspect

CHARLOTTE, NC — Detectives are searching for the man they say shot and killed a convenience store clerk in west Charlotte during an overnight armed robbery.

The crime happened around 3:20am at the Shell gas station on Freedom Drive near Enderly Road.  Police say 50-year-old Ismael Doumbia was shot when a masked suspect tried to rob the store at gunpoint.

Doumbia was taken to Atrium Health Carolina’s Medical Center with life threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

CMPD has released the following videos (still photos can be seen above) of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward, in addition to the $5,000 reward offered by CMPD, for information leading to an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or 911.