CMPD conducting homicide investigation in SW Charlotte

Photo: Mecklenburg County Jail

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a teen was shot and killed early Sunday in southwest Charlotte. 

Police responded to the 1500 block of Clanton Rd. shortly after 1 a.m. for reports of a person shot. When officers arrived on scene they located the victim, Jamie Bright, 18. He was pronounced dead on scene by Medic. 

Detectives have charged Jermarion David Pernell Worthy, 17, with murder for allegedly shooting Bright inside a residence. They were both inside at the time of the incident. When officers arrived on scene Worthy was still inside the house, as well. It is unclear at this time how the two are acquainted. 

Worthy was booked at the Mecklenburg County Jail.