On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 2:25 AM, members of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police responded to the 115 North Pine Street Parking lot which is across from City View Towers for a report of a shooting inside of the parking lot. Upon arriving, police discovered a male who was deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Police advised the suspect fled away from the scene and there was no imminent threat to the campus community.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police continue to investigate and it appears that no JWU students were involved in this incident. Additionally, there is no suspect description at this time.
Campus Safety & Security would like to take this opportunity to remind students to be careful while walking around at night. Students should always avoid confrontations, and have a pact with friends to look out for each other.
Additional information will be provided as needed.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident should contact the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or Campus Safety & Security at 980-598-1900.