Pair arrested in Alabama for fatal shooting of 2 men in car in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Homicide detectives in Charlotte are heading to Alabama Thursday to investigate a double homicide.

Two people were arrested Wednesday in Montgomery for a double homicide in Charlotte in March.

Luis Mendez and Ismael Mendoza have been charged with murder in connection to the shooting deaths of Omar Mendez De La Cruz and Luis Alberto Aguilar-Amezcua.

Right now the suspects are being held in the Montgomery City Jail, awaiting an extradition hearing.

The double murder happened on March 21, 2011 along North Tryon and 24th Streets.

The two victims were found dead inside a crashed vehicle.

When officers got to the scene they found the two dead victims inside along with two other people.

One person was injured and the fourth taken into custody for questioning.

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