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Woman Shoots And Kills Robber In Her House | Charlotte News | Weather | Carolina Panthers | Bobcats | FOX Charlotte | Top Stories

CHARLOTTE, NC - CMPD is conducting an investigation into a home invasion robbery and subsequent shooting that occurred on Finchley Drive, which left one man dead this morning.

Police received a 911 call around 9:30am to Finchley Drive to investigate the report of one person who had been shot. When officers arrived on scene, they located an unresponsive male inside the residence; he was pronounced deceased on scene.
Based upon initial witness statements, a man was sitting outside the house in a vehicle when he was approached by two armed black males. The suspects forced the man inside the home at gunpoint and began assaulting him.

A female resident, who was home, heard the commotion and confronted the suspects, shooting at and killing one of them. The second suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. Patrol officers and detectives are currently searching for the second suspect.

The man who was assaulted was treated on scene by Medic and transported to Carolinas Medical Center treatment with minor injuries. The female victim was uninjured during the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Santiago is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.


Note that the two uninjured parties were the shooter and the intruder who ran away. Lessons learned: 1. Have a gun! 2. Shoot, and hit, first!

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