Wednesday, June 12, 2024

19-year-old arrested in murder of 14-year-old Garinger High School basketball player


Police in the Queen City have announced that they have apprehended a man who they believe is responsible for shootingand fatally injuring a 14-year-old Garinger High School basketball player on Sunday evening.

Basketball player who had dreams of going to NBA gunned down, teenager charged in his death

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, they reported that a 14-year-old boy named Johnie McClendon was shot in the head. Officers learned this information after responding to a shooting incident at a residence on Keswick Avenue in North Charlotte at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Johnie McClendon

Early Tuesday, police announced that 19-year-old Myhijee Major had turned himself in. He was interviewed and then promptly booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with McClendon’s murder.

Myhijee Major

McClendon was a student at Garinger High School.

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