Police In North Carolina Respond To Drag Racing Call, It Ends With A Murder Investigation

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Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police; Unpslash

Jun. 5 2022, Published 3:06 p.m. ET

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Police in North Carolina thought they were responding to a call about alleged drag racing, but it ended with a murder investigation.

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On May 30, police in Charlotte responded to a call for drag racing on Central Avenue around 11:40 p.m., according to WCCB.

When officers arrived, shots were fired across the street and then several vehicles left the area, according to WCCB. Police went towards the sounds and found a man with a gunshot wound.

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The victim was identified as Donald Taylor, the report noted.

The next morning, police arrested Kedar Rogers and Ibn Reid in connection to the killing. Rogers was charged with murder and Reid was charged with being an accessory.

No motive has been released in connection to the shooting.


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