2 Teens Arrested In Shooting Of Off-Duty CMPD Officer

Kevin McClary

Kevin McClary

Mauricio Salazar

Mauricio Salazar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Detectives have charged two suspects in connection to a shooting involving an off-duty officer.

Police arrested teenagers Kevin McClary and Mauricio Salazar-Peiti.

Officers were on the scene at Emerald Bay Apartments in South Charlotte after a resident – Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Officer Jon Dunham – was shot there on Sunday.

Investigators brought in helicopters and K-9 units to the complex off Montcrest Drive shortly after 6 a.m.

Detectives said that Officer Dunham was off duty at the time.

They say the officer was inside his apartment with his son when a suspect forced his way inside his apartment and took property.

The suspect shot Dunham in the shoulder and ran off.

Dunham was transported to CMC Main and is listed in stable condition.

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