One killed in shooting at southwest Charlotte hotel

The incident happened in the 4800 block of Wallingford Street on Sunday night.
CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting at a hotel in southwest Charlotte.
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 9:41 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man is dead after a shooting in southwest Charlotte on Sunday night, officials confirmed.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), the shooting happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of Wallingford Street at a Quality Inn hotel.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Ishmeal Bash.

Police say that the shooting happened inside a hotel room, and they believe between three and five people were in the room at the time of the shooting.

It is unclear if the victim and the shooter knew one another.

The victim was transported to Atrium Main where he was pronounced dead.

Terrance Derrell Lee, 31, was arrested in Las Vegas on Aug. 5 in connection to Bash’s killing. His arrest followed coordination between CMPD’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team and the FBI’s Las Vegas Bureau.

CMPD Homicide Unit detectives are continuing to investigating the situation.

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 by visiting their website.

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