Two Fatal Shootings In Charlotte Sunday, Homicide Count Now 71

Oct 9, 2017

Updated at 3:50 p.m. Thursday 10/12/2017

There were two fatal shootings in Charlotte on Sunday.  CMPD  says officers responding to a call of shots fired on John Penn Circle in east Charlotte around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, October 8 found 35-year-old Keith Nmoma with an apparent gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Nmoma's relatives appealed to the public Thursday for help catching his killer. CMPD believes there were bystanders who may know what happened. Nmoma’s brother Alex Jr. pleaded for someone to come forward with any information about the crime.

“The main thing here is to help my brother help bring justice to my family. Let us have this closure,” he said. “Please, I beg of you please.”

There was a second homicide in Charlotte that happened on Sunday.  Around 6:45 a.m, officers responding to a call of assault with a deadly weapon on Trinity Road in north Charlotte found 29-year-old Larry Watson Jr. with an apparent gunshot wound.  He was also pronounced dead at the scene.  Police are also looking for witnesses to that shooting.   There have now been 71 homicides in Charlotte so far this year.  There were 69 homicides in all of last year.