Friday, April 27, 2012

Two Men Shot & Killed in University City Division

Nelson Brice
UPDATE II:   Travis Peters, the suspect wanted in the murder of Steffon Quinton Montgomery and Jonathan Michael Green, turned himself in to authorities earlier today at the Prince George County Jail in Maryland. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Homicide Detectives will be interviewing Mr. Peters and extradition is pending.

UPDATE:   Detectives with the CMPD Homicide Unit have charged three suspects in this case. They have arrested Nelson Joseph Brice and charged him with two counts of Murder and two counts of Attempted Armed Robbery.

UPDATE: Patton was released from the hospital and is in the Mecklenburg County Jail--  Jeremy Lynard Patton is currently at CMC in critical condition suffering from a gunshot wound sustained during this incident. He is in police custody and charged with two counts of Murder and two counts of Attempted Armed Robbery.

Jeremy Patton (via Facebook)
The third suspect, Travis Gerald Peters, has also been charged with two counts of Murder and two counts of Attempted Armed Robbery.
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit and ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation at 1736 Forest Side Lane in the University City Division. The call for service came in at 12:53 a.m., on Friday, April 27, 2012.  The victims have been identified as Steffon Quinton Montgomery and Jonathan Michael Green.

University City Division patrol officers responded to an ADW call in reference to two people shot inside the above listed residence. When officers arrived on the scene, they found two males inside the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victims were pronounced deceased on scene. A male and a female stated that they and the two victims were inside the residence when two other subjects showed up at the door. The shooting took place shortly after these two subjects were allowed inside.
Travis Peters

Detectives with the Homicide Unit and ADW Unit are canvassing the neighborhood to determine whether there are additional witnesses to this incident. The investigation is in its early stages.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team responded to the scene as well as Detectives with the Vice & Narcotics Unit and the Gang Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Jolly is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

* This is Charlotte's 16th murder of 2012, compared to 9 at this time in 2011.