CMPD: 19-Year-Old Arrested, Charged For East Charlotte Murder

The Latest (9/23/21):

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal east Charlotte shooting that happened in February, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Through an investigation, detectives identified Wajid Kahn as the suspect in the homicide case of Abdulkhaleq Juhaish, and warrants were issued for his arrest.

Wajid Khan Murder Robbery With A Dangeorus Weapon

Kahn was arrested Wednesday and interviewed by detectives. Following the interview, Kahn was transferred to the custody of 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 (2/20/21):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Detectives say the victim in the east Charlotte homicide has been identified as 25-year-old Abdulkhaleq Juhaish.

Original Story (2/20/21):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Detectives say they are investigating a homicide in east Charlotte after finding one victim dead at the scene on Friday.

Waterford Ridge Dr Murder

Officers say they responded to a call for service before 8 p.m. on February 19th on Waterford Ridge Drive to find a victim unresponsive inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

Police say anyone with more information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak directly with a Homicide Unit detective or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.