UPDATE: Third Suspect Arrested In Northwest Charlotte Homicide
UPDATE: CMPD has arrested a third suspect in connection with the murder of Germany Byers.
26-year-old Joseph Jones was arrested Tuesday and charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
The investigation is still ongoing.
UPDATE: CMPD has arrested a second suspect in connection with the murder of Germany Byers. On Thursday, March 20th, Johnquan Edward Rowell, 25, was arrested and charged with Murder and Felony Conspiracy
UPDATE: CMPD has arrested 22-year-old Kyerra Channing Michelle Guinn for the murder of Germany Byers. This case is still under investigation and more information will be released as it develops.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday afternoon in northwest Charlotte.
Officers responded to a shooting on LaSalle Street at Beatties Ford Road just before 12:30pm. Detectives say 37-year-old Germany Byers was found at that location suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police say he was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. No arrests have been made at this time. Check back for updates.