by: Tina Terry Updated:
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Huntersville police have been on the case for nearly 24 hours and they're no closer to solving the city's first murder in years.
The victim graduated from Hough High School two years ago.
The shooting unfolded Wednesday night at an apartment complex on Landings Drive near Interstate 77 in Huntersville.
In a news conference held Thursday afternoon, police asked for the public's help.
They're looking for a car that witnesses saw speed away from the crime scene moments after the shooting that killed 19-year-old Peter Jordan at the Landings Apartments.
Huntersville Police Capt. Kevin Johnston couldn't give a motive for the crime but asked for the public’s help to find several persons of interest in the case.
"Many are telling us they observed a black Chevy Impala with three to four black males leave at a high rate of speed," Johnston said.
They said his name isn't on the lease of the apartment close to where he died, but he has very close friends who live there.
Neighbors said they're worried this happened in their quiet community and they want to know what happened.