CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was shot dead outside a Steele Creek apartment complex on Sunday, the first of two killings just minutes apart.
The incident occurred on the 500 block of Deanna Lane about 2:01 a.m.
Police identified the deceased as Ramon Antonio Alvarado-Cubas, 32.
Sixteen minutes later, another man was shot and killed on Westinghouse Boulevard about five miles away.
Police charged Rafael Molina Pena, 39, with Alvarado-Cubas’ murder. He was arrested Monday, interviewed by detectives and transferred to the 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/.