Man Arrested In Massachusetts For Fatal North Charlotte Shooting

The Latest (1/13/22):

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has arrested a 46-year-old man for his involvement of in the fatal north Charlotte shooting that left one person dead and another hospitalized.

Through an investigation, Homicide detectives identified Michael Handy as the suspect in the homicide case of David Castillo-Salinas, and warrants were issued for his arrest.

Handy was located Tuesday and arrested in Massachusetts, through a collaborative effort between the CMPD’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team and The Boston Police Department.

CMPD detectives flew to Massachusetts to interview Handy who is awaiting extradition to Mecklenburg County.

According to police, he has been charged with 1st degree murder, discharging a firearm into occupied property causing serious bodily injury, discharging a firearm into occupied conveyance in operation, assault with a deadly weapon intentions to kill inflicting serious injury (ADWIKISI), and possession of a firearm by convicted felon.

Original Story (12/6/21):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A shooting in north Charlotte has left a 41-year-old man dead and another hospitalized early Monday morning, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Officers responded to the intersection of North Graham Street and Oneida Road around 2 a.m. in reference to a welfare call for service. Upon arrival, officers located two man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The Charlotte Fire Department and MEDIC also responded to the scene and transported one victim to Atrium Main with non-life-threatening injuries.  The other victim, identified as David Castillo-Salinas, was pronounced dead on scene by Medic, according to police.

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