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Northlake Mall Incident

Keith R. Trietley, Public Affairs Officer
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
704-336-2338 (o) 704-579-2376 (c)​

CMPD investigating Northlake Mall incident

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 24, 2015) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide/ADW Unit detectives are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred inside the Northlake Mall, located in the 6800 block of Northlake Mall Drive.  Preliminary information on scene indicates that an argument started inside the mall between two groups of subjects around 2 p.m., at which point officers who were working off-duty at the mall arrived on scene.  There was one armed subject that was shot during the altercation and he was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.  No officers were injured during this shooting.  This was NOT an active shooter situation.  

The public is asked to go to the AMC parking lot to be reunited with lost family members.

The investigation is active and ongoing and additional information will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.