CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A second suspect has been charged in connection to the violent stabbing of a man at a local Shell Gas Station back in February, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Andy Mero, 27, is charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.
The stabbing happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Shell Gas Station located at 1125 Sugar Creek Road. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown.
The two suspects, Mero and Santaurus Neely, 26, drove away from the gas station and eluded police until crashing their vehicle around 4:15 a.m. that morning in the 2700 block of Eastway Drive. The car hit a power pole, causing an electrical fire at a nearby house, authorities said.
Neely was taken into custody back on Feb. 21 where he was charged with attempted common law robbery, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and assault on a female.
This case remains active and ongoing, police said.