Second Suspect Charged With Murder After Man Died In Northeast Charlotte Shooting

The Latest (3/13/2020):

CMPD has now charged a second suspect for the murder of Lamar McNeil, who died as a result of a shooting.

After continued investigation, detectives identified 27-year-old Darian Huffman as the second suspect, a news release said.

Huffman was located and arrested on March 13.

According to CMPD, he was then interviewed by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

The Latest (3/12/2020):

CMPD has charged a suspect for murder after a man was shot in a northeast Charlotte apartment and died of his injuries.

After an investigation, CMPD was able to locate the suspect on March 12 after identifying and issuing warrants for arrest.

According to officials, Joshua McClain, 26, has been with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Mcclain

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD is conducting a homicide investigation after finding a man was found shot in an northeast Charlotte apartment, police say.

Officers were called to an assault with a deadly weapon at the 2100 block of Wit Way, off of E W.T. Harris Blvd, in the University area around 8:50 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was transported to the hospital by medic and later pronounced dead, CMPD said.

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Lamar McNeil.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.