Police arrest suspect after man shot to death in west Charlotte

CMPD investigating Sunday's 2nd homicide after man shot to death in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said they've arrested a suspect after a man was shot to death in west Charlotte Sunday.

Police said they’ve charged Anthony Qashawn Walker, 26, in connection with the shooting.

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Officers were called to Catherine Simmons Avenue near La Salle Street around 1 p.m. where they found Daimeon Terrell Johnson, 40, suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to MEDIC, Johnson was shot in the torso and rushed to Atrium Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Officers confirmed around 8 p.m. that Johnson did not survive the shooting and they were handling the case as a homicide investigation.

Channel 9 was the first local news station at the scene and watched as several officers canvassed the area for evidence.

Police said they later identified Walker as a suspect. He’s charged with murder.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.