Two arrested in shooting death of 14-year-old Anthony Frazier

- Two teenagers have been arrested in connection to the shooting death of 14-year-old Anthony Frazier, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. 

Mangasha Dion Clark, 19, has been charged with murder and Reginald Lee Edmonds, 17, has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder. 

The son of a Kannapolis police officer, Anthony was shot and killed in January 2017 while sitting in a car on Finchley Drive in east Charlotte.

Anthony had just spent the night celebrating his birthday with friends and family when he was killed. 

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An autopsy report revealed in early April that Anthony died of a gunshot wound to the head. He was also an organ donor, the report said. 

According to CMPD, there was no relationship between Anthony's family and the two suspects. They said it was a tragic case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Edmonds was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday, April 11. He was transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by homicide detectives. Soon after he was charged and transferred to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

Clark was taken into custody the next day on Wednesday, April 12. He is also now in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

According to online jail records, this is not the first time Edmonds and Clark were arrested. Edmonds was taken into custody in connection to an unrelated burglary incident just three days after Anthony Frazier's murder. Edmonds remained jailed until February 17. Clark was also arrested at the end of January for burglary before being released. 
No bond was given to Clark during his Thursday, April 13, court appearance. A public defender will be assigned. 

A reward of $20,000 was being offered for information in connection to this case. No word if the reward played a part in cracking this homicide.

CMPD did say, "If it were not for the community, we would not be here today. The police department cannot do it alone. The community brought in crucial information to get to a successful resolution." 

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