19-year-old stabs brother to death in Matthews, police say

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Police said a teenager stabbed his older brother to death Wednesday in Matthews.

Investigators said the brothers, who lived together, got into a fight on Candlelight Woods Drive and one was stabbed in the chest.

Assim Johnson, 25, was taken to a hospital, where he died. Shameir Johnson, 19, ran from the scene but was later found and arrested.

Shameir Johnson was charged with first-degree murder.

No other details about the crime have been released.

If anyone has information regarding this case, please contact Detective Cooper at 704-847-5555.