CMPD: Second Suspect Charged For Involvement In East Charlotte Double Homicide Case
The Latest (11/6/20):
Charlotte police say a second suspect has been charged in connection to a fatal east Charlotte shooting that happened in October after being located during a West Virginia traffic stop.
Through a continued investigation into the case, 27-year-old Jamaal Rashad Porterfield was identified for his involvement in the death of Jakailah Jackson and Dondrake Blackmoore, police say.
Homicide Unit detectives then issued a warrant against Porterfield for Felony Accessory After the Fact to Murder. Porterfield was arrested Friday for this charge during a traffic stop in Bluefield, West Virginia.
Porterfield will be extradited to North Carolina at a later date.
The Latest (10/21/20):
Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives have charged a 22-year-old man for the fatal east Charlotte shooting that killed two people Monday afternoon.
Detectives were able to identify Xaveon Dunn as the suspect in the Jakailah Jackson and Dondrake Blackmoore murder case after tips from the community along with from efforts the CMPD’s Targeted Response Apprehension Unit and multiple patrol divisions. Dunn was located at a private east Charlotte residence.
Police say after an interview with detectives, Dunn was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and charged with two counts of murder, attempted murder, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Original Story (10/19/20):
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an east Charlotte homicide after two people were fatally shot Monday afternoon.
Officers responded to reports of the shooting around 12:15 p.m. to Kilborne Drive, nearby Eastway Drive.
Upon arrival at the scene, a man, identified as 26-year-old Dondrake Blackmoore, was located with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by MEDIC.
A woman, identified as 27-year-old Jakailah Jackson, was also located suffering from life-threatening injuries due to being shot. Police say she was then transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
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/.