Man charged with murder in deadly northwest Charlotte shooting

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged a man with the murder of Frederick Antwone Butler, 40. 

Lionel Ocatvius Price has been charged with murder and first-degree burglary.

Warrants for Prices's arrest were gathered and on Friday, May 27, the CMPD found and arrested him without incident.

The shooting took place at the 1200 block of Helms Road off of Mount Holly Road.

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon around 5:18 a.m. Thursday, April 7. 

When officers arrived they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Medic pronounced Butler dead on scene.

This was not a random act of violence, according to CMPD.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  


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