CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 39-year-old man last December.
Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie, AKA “South Carolina” or “Jay,” 33, is wanted for the murder of 39-year-old Antwain Maurice Price. Police said that Abercrombie is aware that he is wanted and has been moving along interstates, staying in motels in the areas of Columbia and Spartanburg, S.C. He is considered armed and dangerous.
On December 14, 2017, CMPD responded to a reported shooting on Thomasboro Drive in northwest Charlotte. When police arrived at the scene, Price was found with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead by Medic shortly after being found.
During the investigation, detectives identified Abercrombie as the primary suspect and obtained warrants for murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Abercrombie also has arrest warrants unrelated to the murder for identity theft, possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy and obtaining property by false pretenses.
CMPD said that Abercrombie may be in the company of Bria Anansa Shawntia Robinson, 23.
Anyone with information about Abercrombie’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or dial 911.