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One dead after shooting on Lawyers Road in Charlotte

The Monday morning incident remains under investigation.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating after a person was shot and killed in east Charlotte Monday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Said.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers were called to a shooting in the 7000 block of Lawyers Road, which is near the intersection of Albemarle Road and East W.T. Harris Boulevard, around 11:30 a.m. 

Medic said the victim, 52-year-old Jessie James Hurley, was pronounced dead at the scene. CMPD has not provided any further details at this time. 

Tuesday, CMPD confirmed that 23-year-old Emmanuel Desmond Collins had been arrested in connection to the murder. 

After being identified as a suspect, Collins was arrested by the Laurinburg Police Department, transported to CMPD, interviewed and transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. He has been charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

Credit: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective, or leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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