Man arrested, charged with murder after deadly southwest Charlotte shooting, CMPD says




  • In US
  • 2022-10-07 02:24:45Z
  • By WSOC
 

A 51-year-old man was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened Sunday night in southwest Charlotte, police said.

Officers responded to a home on Green Ivy Lane, near Archdale Drive, to a call for an assault with a deadly weapon with injury.

Desmond Balogun, 30, was found shot and taken to Atrium Health Main with life-threatening injuries.

Clifford Leon Smith Jr. was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and put in the Mecklenburg County Jail after the shooting.

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Balogun died Wednesday night from his injuries, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Smith is now charged with murder.

The investigation is ongoing.

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