Detectives with the Charlotte Police Homicide Unit have charged Burl Yates, 35, with the murder of 34-year-old Joshua Bullock. Burl was arrested on July 29, 2021.

Burl Yates and Joshua Bullock

Burl Yates and Joshua Bullock

Bullock was shot and killed on July 18, 2021 on West Sugar Creek Road Charlotte, NC as a gas station. 

As a result of continued investigation, Burl was identified as a suspect and was arrested in Rock Hill, South Carolina, after a collaborative effort between multiple police units. 

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Burl will be extradited to North Carolina at a later date and charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.