Man arrested after deadly shooting at northeast Charlotte apartment complex
The incident happened at the Legacy Park Apartments on Monday evening.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Police have identified the man killed in a shooting at a northeast Charlotte apartment complex on Monday evening.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on Prestigious Lane, which is in the Legacy Park apartment complex, just off Mallard Creek Road.
According to the police report, someone shot into a woman’s home, which struck and killed 31-year-old Britton Owens in the breezeway.
The report also mentions a 5-year-old was inside of the apartment at the time of the shooting.
On Wednesday, CMPD said it arrested 24-year-old Jamal Matthew Dean in connection with the case.
Police said he was arrested on an unrelated warrant, but after an interview with detectives, was charged with the following offenses:
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
- Robbery with a dangerous weapon
- Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon
CMPD said the investigation remains active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
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