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Donald Scott Taylor, 21, was murdered on Memorial Day 2022 at the Quik Trip gas station on Central Ave. Charlotte, NC. Kedar Rogers, 22, was charged with murder, while Ibn Reid, 29, was charged with accessory after the fact.

(FIRST 2: Kedar Rogers), Ibn Reid, and Donald Taylor

(FIRST 2: Kedar Rogers), Ibn Reid, and Donald Taylor

On May 30, 2022 there was a slew of people drag racing on Central Ave. Cops responded to the scene. While cops were investigating, several shots were fired across the street in the parking lot of the Quik Trip gas station at 11:30 p.m.

As it turned out, Donald was involved in a minor fender bender in the Quik Trip parking lot causing minor scratches and bumps. The occupants in the hit vehicle got out of the car and one of them shot at Donald several times.

There was a mass flight of vehicles from the area where the shots were fired. The officers immediately responded to where they had heard the shots being fired and located Donald suffering from gunshot wounds. Donald died on the scene.

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As a result of the continued investigation, assistance from multiple patrol divisions, Kedar and Ibn were arrested on May 31, 2022.

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