Josue Javier Diaz, 28

Charlotte, North Carolina
January 26, 2017

Agencies: State Bureau of Investigations SBI North Carolina | Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department North Carolina

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective fatally shot a motorist Thursday after the man left his vehicle with a handgun, apparently in an act of road rage, police said.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Josue Javier Diaz. Police did not release the name of the detective who shot him, citing the undercover nature of his assignment.

As the afternoon wore on, a small group of protesters gathered along the 6200 block of Albemarle Road, where the shooting occurred. Some prayed while others cursed at police.

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January 26,  2017 CMPD murdered Josue Javier Diaz. There will be a vigil tomorrow at 5:30pm at 6200 Albemarle rd, where he died