CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A man has been arrested after shooting and killing a man outside a hotel early Monday morning in southwest Charlotte, CMPD said.

Officers found 47-year-old John Joseph at the scene. After an interview with homicide detectives, he was charged with 2nd-degree murder, officials said.

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Officers responded to calls around 4:17 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, outside the WaterWalk Hotel in southwest Charlotte located along West Arrowood Road. A man was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene, CMPD said.

Officials identified the victim as 32-year-old Trasvoscia Brown.

CMPD spoke at the crime scene and said they believe a confrontation developed overnight before the fatal shooting occurred, stemming from a series of car break-ins.

Operations Command, CSI, Victim Services, and CFD were among the departments that responded to the incident. Det. Lyon is the lead on the case.


Crime & Public Safety