Suspect In Custody After Two Killed, Three Injured In South Charlotte Shooting

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The CMPD has charged 75-year-old Caldwell Cole Jr. with the murders of Janet Scronce and Furahn Morrow.

Cole was developed as a suspect and arrested after being treated for non-life-threatening injuries he sustained in the incident.

Caldwell Cole Jr.

In addition to two counts of murder, Cole has been charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.

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

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, NC– Police are conducting a homicide investigation after multiple people were shot Saturday morning.

Authorities say two people have been pronounced deceased after a shooting occurred on Lytham Drive.

Upon arrival, officers say they located three individuals with apparent gunshot wounds. One was pronounced deceased at the scene and another was taken to the hospital and later died.

Police identified the victims as Janet Elizabeth Scronce, 40, and Furahn Karren Woods Morrow, 39.

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