Arrest made in murder of man at neighborhood pool near Matthews

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Suspect: Tadaran Jaquan McDonald via Mecklenburg County Jail 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have made an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting that occurred at a neighborhood pool near Matthews Wednesday night. 

Tadaran Jaquan McDonald, 21, has been charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old Kenneth Armstrong, police said. 

Officers received a call about a shooting at a public pool at the intersection of Clifton Meadow Drive and Twin Falls Lane around 7:24 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Anderson was found shot by others in the parking lot in the Callaway Plantation Community. 

The caller told police that Anderson left for the hospital in a car with another person. At 7:38 p.m., 911 received a call from Novant Health Matthews Medical Center at 1500 Matthews Township Parkway regarding a man who had arrived at their hospital.  

A short time later Anderson was pronounced deceased. 

"Just really scary to see all these cars and know someone died that close to our house," a neighbor told FOX 46. She said she didn't even hear the gun shots go off.

McDonald was located Thursday and a traffic stop was made on a vehicle he was riding in. He was taken into custody and interviewed at CMPD headquarters before he was charged. He's currently being held at the Mekclenburg County Jail. 

Anyone with further information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to Detective B. Sinnott, the lead detective assigned to the case. You can also call Crime Stoppers at  704-334-1600.