Amed Lino, 18, and Jose Reyes, 18, have been charged with robbing and shooting a teenage juvenile victim during the course of a drug transaction in Charlotte, NC.
On January 18, 2020, at around 1:20 p.m., officers responded to a third-party report of a shooting in an apartment near Scaleybark Road. Officers arrived and received information that an involved party was inside the apartment.
A 17-year-old juvenile victim was inside the residence with an apparent gunshot wound.
The 17-year-old victim had been struck in the head by a blunt object, and was also shot in the shoulder. The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries.
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The suspect Amed Lino was tracked by his electronic monitor he was court-ordered to wear for past pending charges.
Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle the suspect was driving, but Lino left the vehicle in drive while he exited and fled on foot. Jose Reyes was a passenger in the vehicle and was arrested. Lino was located and arrested a short time later.
A search resulted in the seizure of various narcotics, cash, and a stolen firearm.
- Lino was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession with the intent to sale/deliver marijuana, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and resist/delay/obstruct a law enforcement officer. Lino has prior charges for breaking and entering, drug offenses, and resisting police.
- Jose Reyes, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession with the intent to sale/deliver marijuana, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Reyes has charges for multiple car break-ins, weapons offenses, armed robbery, common law robbery and has previously been court-ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device.