Apr 30, 2024 - News

How to support those affected by the fatal police shooting in Charlotte

flowers in front of CMPD headquarters in Charlotte

Flowers on the steps outside of CMPD's headquarters in Uptown. Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios

Following the fatal shooting of four law enforcement officers Monday in east Charlotte, the community has offered support and condolences — and inquired how they can help.

How to support: People have begun to lay flowers outside CMPD's headquarters in Uptown at 601 E Trade St.

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation has created a Help Our Heroes fund. Learn more at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation (charlottepolicefoundation.org). You can specify how you would like your donation to be used in the PayPal comment section.
  • U.S. Marshal for the western district Terry Burgin tells Axios gestures of support for U.S. Marshals may be sent to the following address: Charles R. Jonas Federal Building 401 West Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202 Attn: U.S. Marshals.

What they're saying: "This was my darkest day in over 51 years in law enforcement," Burgin tells Axios.

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