Teen Arrested For April Homicide In East Charlotte

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Detectives have charged 17-year-old Colin Gallman for the murder of Hinyse Battle.

On April 5th, 2019, Battle was found shot to death inside a vehicle on The Plaza near Barringer Drive.

According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, Gallman was arrested for Resisting Public Officer on April 29th, 2019.

Colin Gallman

Investigators developed Gallman as a suspect during the course of the investigation and he was arrested without incident on Wednesday, September 19th, 2019.

The case is still being investigated and anyone with information about this case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective.  Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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Police have identified the man killed in Charlotte’s latest homicide.  Investigators say 22-year-old Hinyse Bittle was found shot to death inside a vehicle on The Plaza near Barringer Drive on April 15th.

This is Charlotte’s 39th homicide to date.

No arrests have been made in the case.  Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Original Story (Posted: April 15, 2019):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found shot to death in east Charlotte, on Monday morning.

On Monday, April 15th, 2019, at about 8:20 a.m., CMPD officers responded to a call in the 65oo block of The Plaza near Barringer Drive.

Arriving officers located a man in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.  MEDIC pronounced the victim 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 Jones is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.