No Charges To Be Filed In South Charlotte Homicide Case

The Latest (9/10/21):

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department announced Thursday that no charges would be filed in the south Charlotte fatal shooting of a 29-year-old.

“Following the conclusion of this investigation, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office has consulted with CMPD’s Homicide Unit and concurs with the detectives’ decision not to charge anyone in this case,” police said in a news release.

Original Story (7/26/21):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A south Charlotte homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot to death Sunday evening, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Officers responded to Deep Rock Circle, near Kings Creek Circle, around 7:30 p.m. after reports that someone had been shot. Upon arrival, officers found man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim, identified as 29-year-old Eric Howell, was taken to the hospital by Medic to Atrium Main and later 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 by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or