Local Crime

Death Investigation in East Charlotte

CMPD officers responded to a domestic violence call Wednesday night. The suspect led police on a brief chase. Police say when the suspect stopped, they found that person suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Gaston County Police Identify Victim In 1979 Homicide

Gaston County Police, with help from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs), have identified a victim in a 1979 homicide. Through a DNA profile, James Smith of Charlotte was identified as the victim in this case.

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