Police: Man intentionally struck two pedestrians with car in east Charlotte, killing one

Police: Man intentionally struck two pedestrians with car in east Charlotte, killing one
Jason Mosley (Source: Mecklenburg County Jail)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man is facing multiple charges after police say he intentionally struck two pedestrians, killing one, in east Charlotte Monday.

The incident happened just before 2 p.m. on The Plaza near Belvedere Avenue. Police say two people were struck by a Kia Soul being driven by 32-year-old Jason Mosley.

One of the victims, identified Tuesday as 26-year-old Kendra Bagwell, later died at the hospital from her injuries. As of Tuesday morning the second victim was still listed in critical condition.

During the investigation, detectives say they determined Mosley “intentionally caused the collision to harm to the victim(s).” After his interview with those detectives, Mosley was arrested and charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries and driving while impaired.

No possible motive for the crime has been released.

Police say the case remains under investigation. Anyone with further details is urged to call 704-432-TIPS.

According to Charlotte police, this marks Charlotte’s first homicide case in 2021.

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