Radio traffic calls made prior to the fatal shooting of a Ukrainian immigrant by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police shows officers were expecting a suicide threat on March 8 when they arrived at the scene in north Charlotte.
Josue Javier Diaz, 28, died on Jan. 26 after an incident that started about 1:15 p.m. on Albemarle Road. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the car in which Diaz and another person were riding side-swiped an undercover detective’s unmarked car. Police say Diaz got out of his car and fired his .22-caliber revolver at the officer.
Newly released video shows shooting of Michael Laney by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Prosecutors say CMPD Officer Anthony Holzhauer was legally justified when he killed Laney in 2012. But Laney’s family says he was a victim of excessive force.