Suspect dead in East Charlotte Shooting

A 6-hour long stand off has come to an end with the suspect dead.

Cameron Phillips is accused of shooting Alisa Mackey in the chest multiple times at an apartment complex on Perth Court Sunday morning. Mackey was transported to the hospital, where she passed away.

Phillips barricaded himself inside a Mission Reedy Creek apartment, located off W.T. Harris Boulevard near the Plaza. 25 CMPD units were on scene along with SWAT and sniper negotiators. Phillips was found inside the apartment from a self-inflicted gunshot wound hours later.

Two children involved in the incident have been safely located and are in protective custody. The second child's whereabouts were initially unknown but was safely located overnight.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-342-TIPS.

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