20-year-old, teen charged in December death of man in Charlotte

CMPD investigating two separate homicides

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people, including a juvenile, were arrested and charged in the death of a man in December.

Police say 20-year-old Jalen Bershard Alexander and a 16-year-old, whose name has not been released, are accused of shooting and killing 30-year-old Cinquay Jamario Farrer.

Police say Farrer was found shot in a neighborhood on Fairbrook Drive just before 11 p.m. on December 23. He died at the scene, according to officers.

Thomas was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder. He was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury in another incident.

The teenager was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

About 50 minutes earlier, police responded to a shooting in southeast Charlotte.

A man had been shot in the area of McAlway Road. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No other information was provided.

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

There have been 117 homicides in 2020, which is the most since 1993 when Charlotte had 122 homicides.

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