CMPD: Man Charged In East Charlotte Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old, Victim Identified

The Latest (5/19/20):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — According to a news release, CMPD detectives charged a suspect for the murder of a 15-year-old boy who died following an east Charlotte shooting.

Clifton Trimaine Stanfill, 18, was identified as a suspect and officers were able to quickly locate and arrest him, CMPD says. After he was interviewed by detectives, he was and charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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The 15-year-old victim in the case has been identified as Roman Kichigin.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

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 leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Homicide Unit detectives are conducting an investigation after a 15-year-old boy died Monday after a shooting in east Charlotte.

According to CMPD, officers responded to an Assault with a Deadly Weapon call around 5 p.m. to Briarhill Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the juvenile victim inside a vehicle located off the roadway.

After an initial investigation police revealed that the shooting happened nearby in the parking lot of the apartment complex. The victim had been shot and was transported by MEDIC to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

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/.