2 days, 2 domestic-related killings
For the second time in two days, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have been called to investigate a fatal, domestic-related shooting.
Early Monday, a man was shot and killed at a home in the 3100 block of Morning Drive in southwest Charlotte. According to initial reports, the man may have been trying to force his way inside. Police said he was the boyfriend of a resident there.
Police received an initial call at 4:32 a.m. in response to a reported breaking and entering. When officers arrived, the found a male on the steps of the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police did not immediately identify the man pending notification of family members.
Police also did not immediately identify the shooter.
CMPD Public Affairs Officer Keith R. Trietley said that, as of early Monday, detectives were interviewing family members who were inside the house at the time of the shooting. They also were looking to interview neighbors who may have witnessed the incident.
The shooting happened almost 48 hours after Jamario Bernard Jackson, 28, was shot and killed inside a home in the 6300 block of Elliott Drive in northwest Charlotte.
Police were called to the home to investigate a reported case of domestic violence. When they arrived, Jackson had been shot and died at the scene.
Police did not immediately identify the shooter but said the case had been turned over the district attorney’s office to determine whether charges would be filed.
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