Police: Arrest made in east Charlotte homicide

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have made an arrest in a homicide in east Charlotte.

Authorities responded to the 1000 block of Coliseum Drive around 8:45 Sunday morning on reports of a fight.

Police have charged Michael Stephon Lineberger with the murder of Kevin Crosson.

When officers arrived on scene, Crosson was found suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to CMC Main where he later died.

Police say they believe Crosson and Lineberger were known to one another, and that the incident was domestic in nature.

Lineberger has also been charged with firearm by felon.


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