Crime & Courts

Charlotte police investigate two separate killings; victims identified

A woman was fatally stabbed in north Charlotte, and a man was shot to death outside Blue Olive Lounge in Ballantyne in south Charlotte early Saturday.
A woman was fatally stabbed in north Charlotte, and a man was shot to death outside Blue Olive Lounge in Ballantyne in south Charlotte early Saturday.

A woman was fatally stabbed in north Charlotte, and in an unrelated case, a man was shot to death outside Blue Olive Lounge in Ballantyne early Saturday.

Tracy Lavette Hudson-Glenn, 48, was stabbed shortly after 2:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Honeywood Avenue, off Brookshire Boulevard northwest of uptown, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a news release. Medic pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police on Saturday night said 45-year-old Leigh McDaniel Jr. was charged with murder in Hudson-Glenn’s death.

Hudson-Glenn knew McDaniel, police said. Police are not saying what they believe led to the stabbing.

Police found the Ballantyne shooting victim, 44-year-old Jermaine Travis Stuckey, in a parking lot near the lounge at about 2:10 a.m. Medic pronounced him dead.

The lounge is in the 14000 block of Conlan Circle, off Ballantyne Commons Parkway.

Police didn’t say if they have any suspects in the shooting, but were looking for witnesses.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067; @jmarusak
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