CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said an arrest has been made after a man riding in a car on Billy Graham Parkway was shot and killed Sunday afternoon.
It happened around 3:15 p.m. near Westmont Drive. CMPD Maj. Brad Koch confirmed the passenger in the car, Deshaun Moore, 30, was shot and killed.
Paramedics told Channel 9 they took one person with life-threatening injuries to the hospital after a shooting call. But around 4 p.m., CMPD confirmed the shooting had turned into a homicide investigation.
Koch said the car’s driver called 911 and he and another passenger, who was not hurt, were cooperative with detectives.
“When officers arrived on scene, they located an individual who was a passenger in the vehicle behind me -- in the median -- suffering from gunshot wounds,” Koch said. “This individual was transported to the hospital. However, he was pronounced deceased a short time later.”
On Tuesday, police said they arrested Thomas Eugene Glover, Jr., 23. He was charged with murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
This was the second homicide in Mecklenburg County within 24 hours. The Pineville Police Department confirmed it was investigating a deadly shooting that happened around 1 a.m. Sunday.
While they were investigating on Billy Graham Parkway, CMPD officers blocked a lane of westbound traffic.
Koch said officers would check to see if any video of the incident might have been captured since the shooting happened on a major road.
CMPD is asking anyone who might have driven by and seen something to call police. You can call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective, or you can leave tips anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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