Man charged in fatal shooting of Davyon Farrer in north Charlotte

Arrest made in Beatties Ford Rd homicide investigation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man has been charged for the fatal shooting of Davyon Farrer in north Charlotte Wednesday night, sparking a homicide investigation.

The shooting happened just before 10:30 p.m. on March 24 on Beatties Ford Road near North Hoskisn Road.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they arrived to find a man, later identified as 21-year-old Davyon Farrer, with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced him dead at the scene.

Dejanarell Markes Cherry was charged in Farrer’s death with charges of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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WBTV spoke with Farrer’s family and Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden who are calling on the violence to stop.

No possible motive for the shooting has been released as the investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

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 leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or

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