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Police searching for suspect in east Charlotte homicide

By Elisabeth Arriero
earriero@charlotteobserver.com

A 28-year-old Charlotte man has died after being shot early Tuesday and police are looking for witnesses and a suspect in the case.

Police received an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Milton Road in east Charlotte. When they arrived, they found a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Medic took him to Carolinas Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

The victim remained in critical condition until he was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon as a result his injuries.

He has been identified as Jeremy Alexander Brown, 28. His family has been notified of his death.

Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit canvassed the area to determine whether there were any witnesses to this incident. This is an ongoing investigation.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Real Time Crime Center, Cyber Crimes and the Vice and Gang Unit also responded.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-8477 (TIPS) and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

Detective Burkard is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

Arriero: 704-358-5945; Twitter: @earriero
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