Latest Charlotte police shooting News

Pereira scores, Stuver gets shutout as Austin tops Charlotte

Jun. 30, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Pereira scored in the 62nd minute to help Austin beat Charlotte 1-0 on Thursday night. Brad Stuver saved three shots for Austin (9-4-4). Kristijan Kahlina saved one shot for Charlotte (6-10-2). Austin visits the Colorado Rapids on...

Man charged in shooting of North Carolina police officer

Jun. 30, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged in the shooting of a North Carolina police officer wounded while responding to a report of shots fired into a building, officials said. Toddrick McFadden, 32, is charged with discharging a weapon into occupied property, two...

NC officer shot while responding to shots into building

Jun. 28, 2022 10:24 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer was shot and wounded while responding to report of a shooting into an occupied dwelling early Tuesday, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers were called to East 36th Street around 2:30 a.m., police said in a news...

Police in Charlotte shoot, seriously injure robbery suspect

Jun. 26, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say they shot and seriously injured an armed robbery suspect after he opened fire on officers. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it received a call Sunday before 1 p.m. about an armed robbery on Tuckaseegee Road. ...

1-year-old child dies from gunshot wound in Charlotte

Jun. 26, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 1-year-old child was killed and a 7-year-old child was injured by gunfire Saturday during a shooting in Charlotte. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it received a call before 8 p.m. Saturday for an assault with a deadly weapon in southeast...

North Carolina nail salon owner sentenced for forced labor

Jun. 16, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for using verbal, physical and emotional threats to coerce a person to work at her nail salon for nearly two years, according to a federal prosecutor. Thuy Tien Luong, 38, of Charlotte was also...

Officials: Man dies in custody after shots fired into home

Jun. 14, 2022 14:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man taken into police custody in North Carolina after officers investigated reports of shots fired into a home has died, authorities said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said officers found shell casings outside a home in Charlotte around 2 a.m. Monday and...

Bender, Jones spark Charlotte FC to 2-0 win over Red Bulls

Jun. 11, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ben Bender scored a deflected goal from outside the box in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time to spark Charlotte FC to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday. Bender, the No. 1 pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft, scored his third goal...

NC police department breaks gun seizure record in May

Jun. 07, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina's largest city say they've broken a 7-year-old record for the number of guns seized by officers in a month in May. A news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said 413 firearms related to criminal investigations...

FBI warns businesses in 8 Southern states of fraud scheme

Jun. 06, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI in North Carolina is warning businesses in eight states about a scheme in which people are using stolen credit card numbers to make large purchases by telephone. A news release from the agency's Charlotte Division on Monday says victims have been...