Thursday, September 27, 2012

Overnight Shooting Leaves Charlotte Man Dead

Johnny Peay
An overnight shooting left a Charlotte man dead and police looking for his killer. CMPD received a call of shots fired on Garibaldi Avenue shortly after 4:00 Thursday morning.

Authorities confirmed the victim as 24 year-old Johnny Peay, who died at Carolinas Medical Center after being shot in the back while exiting his vehicle.

The suspect is described as a black male standing 6' tall, possible with a dark complexion. He also wore glasses and was seen leaving the crime scene in a four-door silver vehicle. Police say they have no reason to classify this as a random act of violence and suspect Peay knew his killer.

If you have any information on this case, you are encouraged to call a Homicide Unit detective at (704) 432-TIPS or call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.

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