CMPD arrests man in north Charlotte


Charlotte, NC — CMPD arrested a man for a north Charlotte murder where the suspect and victim knew one another, according to witnesses.

Radi Saleem Meyers was charged with the murder of Rakeem Shamar Massard and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Thursday morning. 

CMPD responded to a call for service regarding shots fired at the 1800 block of Griers Grove Road around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived they found Massard lying in the parking lot suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.

Witnesses on scene tell Fox 46 that it involved people who had relationships with one another and were connected through a mutual child. Detectives confirmed the two men knew one another.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. 

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