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Malik Whitney, 50, was shot and killed on January 29, 2022 at a motel on North Tryon Street in Charlotte, NC. A security guard is accused of killing Malik. The guard is identified as Darrell McKinley, 53.

Malik Whitney and Darrell McKinley

Malik Whitney and Darrell McKinley

The shooting was around 11:30 p.m., Malik was shot at the motel and then transported to Atrium Main Hospital by paramedics where he was later pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

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Initial responding officers detained Darrell and arrested him on a charge of voluntary manslaughter. There is no word on what led to the shooting.