HELP IDENTIFY: Huntersville Police release sketch of man wanted for murder in shooting at North Mecklenburg Park


HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – The Huntersville Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect who is wanted for murder after they say he shot a person during an argument at North Mecklenburg Park last month, ultimately leading to the person’s death.

The deadly shooting occurred around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29 at North Mecklenburg Park after an argument took place between the victim and suspect while playing basketball at the North Meck Court.

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The victim was rushed to the hospital and passed away due to their injuries a week later, police said.

The wanted suspect is described as a light skin black male with dreads in a pony tail, tattoos on both arms, in his 20s or 30s and is between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-10, Huntersville Police said.

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If you can identify the suspect, you’re asked to please contact Huntersville Police Lieutenant Freeston at 704-464-5400. Tips may also be made anonymously to North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-896-7867. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000, police said.

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