CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man who was arrested after crashing into a car during a police chase in Charlotte late Thursday night has now been charged with attempted murder for a shooting that happened a week ago.
Detectives have charged 41-year-old Dimingo Montray Coleman for the attempted murder of a 51-year-old man.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the attempted murder charge is in connection a shooting that happened incident happened on West Woodlawn Road on Oct. 21 around 7:30 p.m.
Officers responded to the scene and found a man at the behind a building with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
At that time, Coleman had not been located by officers.
Detectives continued to investigate this incident, identified Coleman as the suspect and warrants were obtained for his arrest.
On Thursday around 9:30 p.m., officers saw Coleman driving on East Woodlawn Road, and attempted to make a traffic stop.
He didn’t stop for officers and instead sped off, leading them on a chase until he crashed into another vehicle, jumped out of his car and ran. The driver of the other car suffered minor injuries.
Officers ran after Coleman on foot and he was apprehended without incident on Old Pineville Road.
Coleman was charged with attempted first degree murder, felony conspiracy, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, larceny of auto, possession of a stolen vehicle, driving while license revoked, reckless driving, hit-and-run, fleeing or attempt to elude law enforcement and resist/delay/obstruct arrest. He has been transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
This is an ongoing, active investigation, and no further information was released.
Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704.334.1600.