Thursday, September 6, 2012

CMPD Makes Arrest in Wednesday Night Murder Case

 Zachary Jamal Pittman
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested Brandon Newkirk, 20,  and charged him with murder and two counts of armed robber for the shooting death of 25 year-old Zachary Jamal Pittman on Wednesday night.

Newkirk is accused to scheduling a drug transaction and then shooting Pittman at the intersection of Yellow Rose Land and Terrier Way shortly before 9:00 Wednesday evening, according to a spokesman for CMPD.

If you have any further information on this case, contact a homicide detective directly by calling (704) 432-TIPS. As always, you can call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600