Shooting at northeast Charlotte gas station leaves one dead

“Please speak up,” begs Rahmiek Brown’s mother who now mourns his loss.
Rahmiek Brown was shot and killed at a gas station in Charlotte earlier this week.
Published: Sep. 5, 2022 at 6:24 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are looking for answers after one person was killed early Monday morning outside of a gas station in northeast Charlotte.

Police say they got a call around 2:30 a.m. about a downed person off West Sugar Creek Road, near W.T. Harris Boulevard. Officials say they found 28-year-old Rahmiek Brown at the scene who had been shot and killed.

WBTV spoke with Rahmiek’s mother, Tamieeka Brown, Friday afternoon.

“I am devastated,” Tamieeka said.

“What this person did, when they made that decision to pull that trigger, they didn’t just take Rahmiek. They took a whole village.”

She is asking the shooter to turn themselves in.

“Whoever you are, I hope and pray that God [touches] your heart to turn yourself in...I don’t hate you, I actually forgive you...” she said.

To anyone with information, Tamieeka also has a message.

“He always gave back. And now I’m asking the community to give back...if you know anything, please speak up.”

Police are looking for a man who was at the scene. They just want to question him. Learn more about that here.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective, or leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimestoppers.com.