CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged a man in connection with a murder in southeast Charlotte in early February.
According to CMPD, officers were dispatched to a home in the 1000 block of McAlway Road on Saturday, February 9. When officers go to the scene, they found 23-year-old Na-Zea Scott suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Monday, CMPD announced that Antoine Watkins, 23, was arrested and charged with murder in the case. He was identified as a suspect and arrested on a warrant.
NBC Charlotte spoke with several neighbors who all said they hear gunshots frequently. Dorise Moore lives in the area and said she hears gunshots from time to time.
"Well depending on if it was domestic or a random robbery or something like that because a lot of times it's domestic and you know you can't stop that," Moore said.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.