Suspect charged after shooting at officers during traffic stop

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested and charged a man for shooting at officers during a traffic stop on Thursday.

Jeremy Moody has been charged with felony flee to elude, two counts of assault on a government official, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, shooting within the city limits, possession of a stole vehicle, driving while license revoked, resisting arrest, felony hit and run and stop sign violation, according to officers.

Officers initiated a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Oaklawn Avenue around 7:28 p.m. on Thursday. Jeremy Moody, the driver, of the vehicle sped away from officers.

Officers followed the vehicle. Moody hit a light pole in the 1000 block of Oaklawn Avenue.

Officers say Moody exited the vehicle and fired a single shot at offices as they were arriving on scene and took off running.

Moody was caught after a short chase. Officers were not injured and did not return fire.

Daniel Thomas, a passenger, in the vehicle was arrested for an unrelated warrant for child support. An additional passenger was taken to CMC-Main with non-life threatening injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.  


 

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