Woman Charged With Murder After 58-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Northwest Charlotte

The Latest (10/14/20):

Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives have charged a 29-year-old woman with murder after a man was shot and killed in northwest Charlotte Monday evening.

After an investigation, Gina Michelle Kilgo was identified as a suspect in the Ernest Lightner murder case by CMPD detectives.

Gina Kilgo — First Degree Murder

Arrest warrants were issued for Kilgo and on Wednesday she was located and arrested by detectives. Police say after an interview with detectives Kilgo was charged with murder.

Original Story (10/13/20):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating a northwest Charlotte homicide after a 58-year-old man was found shot and killed Monday evening.

Officers responded to Campus Street, off of Beatties Ford Road, around 6:15 p.m. in reference to an assault with deadly weapon call.

When Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrived they located a man with a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Ernest Lightner, was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.Homicide Dundeen St At Campus St

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 with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.