CMPD is now asking for information from the public about an ongoing murder case.
According to a press release, on Oct. 12th, officers were called out the Fairwood Avenue regarding an ‘assault with a deadly weapon’. When they arrived, they found Strothers Jr. with a gunshot wound and Medic transported him to Atrium Main. 2 days later, he was pronounced deceased.
On Nov. 2nd, they identified and interviewed 18-year-old Dametrius Hilliard as a primary suspect. They then charged him with Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, and three counts of Shooting into Occupied Dwelling.
Yesterday, they identified and interviewed 19-year-old Taizojh Smith as a second suspect and also charged him with Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, and three counts of Shooting into Occupied Dwelling.
Detectives have also charged 19-year-old Taizojh Smith for the murder of Daliamontray Strothers Jr. Smith was arrested today by members of @CMPD VCAT, @SecretService, @NCSHP, and Statesville PD. #cltnews #CharlotteNC #teamwork
Full Release: https://t.co/fxsoBUgqNE
— CMPD News (@CMPD) November 16, 2021
If you have any information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective McCraw is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimestoppers.com.