Teen arrested for murder of man at east Charlotte apartment

Teen arrested for April murder of man in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A teen was arrested for the murder of a man at an east Charlotte apartment complex in April.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, detectives have charged 17-year-old Diyondre Wilson with the murder of 31-year-old Derrick Lamar Chambers.

Officials say Chambers was killed and another person was injured in a shooting at an apartment on Barrington Drive around 9:30 p.m. on April 6.

Police say the shooting happened during an attempted robbery.

When officers arrived, they found Chambers with a gunshot wound inside of an apartment. He was pronounced dead on scene.

Another male was taken to Atrium Health with non-life threatening injuries suffered in the incident.

During the course of their investigation, detectives developed probable cause on Wilson and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Early Friday morning, Wilson turned himself in at the Mecklenburg County Jail.

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

The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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