Police identify man, woman found shot to death in SUV down embankment

Homicide investigation underway after man, woman found dead in car in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police have identified a man and woman who were found dead in a car in north Charlotte early Saturday morning.

It happened just before 7 a.m. on Atando Avenue, near Statesville Avenue and Interstate 77.

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Officials said police got a call from a resident in the area about an SUV down an embankment.

When officers got to the area, they found Siojvon Joseph, 35, and Asa Shannon, 35, dead inside the vehicle.

Authorities have not said what led up to the incident, but according to police reports, both victims were found shot to death inside the car.

“I was up all morning. I didn’t hear any shots, anything," said neighbor Darrell Sadler. “And when I came back around 7:30, it was just blue lights all over the place.”

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No arrests have been made.

Officials said there is a $5,000 reward for any information that can help detectives figure out what happened.

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

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