Juvenile taken into custody in deadly Monroe fight

Man shot multiple times, killed during fight in Monroe, police say

MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - A juvenile was taken into custody in connection to a fight that left one person dead on January 26.

Police say 42-year-old Alvin Brewer was shot multiple times and killed during a fight on Commerce Drive in Monroe.

Brewer was found in the parking lot with multiple apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Police announced a juvenile was taken into custody in the case. The juvenile’s age cannot be released because of his age.

According to police, witnesses stated they saw the victim involved in a fight with a light-skinned male when another individual approached and appeared to help in fighting Brewer.

The witness then stated that several shots were fired and the two suspects that were fighting with the victim ran away on foot.

Homicide investigation underway in Monroe. Last night at approximately 10:30 pm officers responded to shots fired at...

Posted by Monroe Police Department on Monday, January 27, 2020

Detectives were called to the scene and began to process the scene and interview witnesses.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Monroe Police Detective Division at 704-282-5769 or Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600.

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