Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police make arrests in homicide at north Charlotte convenience store

Officers arrested two men.
Police say two men were having an argument when one shot the other and took off.
Published: Aug. 24, 2022 at 5:36 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Two men have been charged following a deadly overnight shooting Wednesday at a convenience store off West Sugar Creek Road, close to Reagan Drive, in north Charlotte.

Officers say it happened around 12:15 a.m.

Police at the scene told the WBTV crew two men were arguing, one shot the other and then took off. The victim, later identified as Moerell Mosezell Larkin, died at the hospital.

The suspects were later identified as Devon Joseph Platt and Donnesha Raenique Blount. They were arrested later that day and charged with murder.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Pearson is the lead detective assigned to this case.

The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or