Cold Case Files: Eugene Blackmon - myfoxcarolinas.com

Cold Case Files: Eugene Blackmon

Posted: Updated:
  • Neima AbdulahiMore>>

  • Neima Abdulahi

    Neima Abdulahi

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-06-25 23:09:34 GMT
    Neima Abdulahi joined My Fox Carolinas in July 2013 as a Digital Journalist. She was the first reporter hired for the news department, arriving six months before the start-up station would launch a newscast. She has watched the station unfold into the newsroom of the future that it is today.
    Neima Abdulahi joined My Fox Carolinas in July 2013 as a Digital Journalist. She was the first reporter hired for the news department, arriving six months before the start-up station would launch a newscast. She has watched the station unfold into the newsroom of the future that it is today.
  • Time Warner Cable Arena Improvements

    Time Warner Cable Arena Improvements

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:42:37 GMT
    Charlotte City Council members looked at a proposal to make improvements to the Time Warner Cable Arena. The plan is estimated at $29.9 million.The upgrades would mean increased seating, floor repair, restaurant access, upgrading the scoreboard along with improved locker rooms.The original request to renovate the facility was $47.8 million .Council members will vote on the funding requests for the area during the Sept 8th meeting.
    Charlotte City Council members looked at a proposal to make improvements to the Time Warner Cable Arena. The plan is estimated at $29.9 million.The upgrades would mean increased seating, floor repair, restaurant access, upgrading the scoreboard along with improved locker rooms.The original request to renovate the facility was $47.8 million .Council members will vote on the funding requests for the area during the Sept 8th meeting.
  • Prayer Vigil for Michael Brown in Huntersville

    Prayer Vigil for Michael Brown in Huntersville

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:30:12 GMT
    There will be a prayer vigil in Huntersville to honor the life of Michael Brown, a young African-American male shot to death in Ferguson, Missouri by a police officer.The prayer vigil will take place in Jonahville A.M.E Zion Church in Huntersville. The event is organized by the Million Youth March of Charlotte.The expected start time of the vigil is 7:00 p.m.
    There will be a prayer vigil in Huntersville to honor the life of Michael Brown, a young African-American male shot to death in Ferguson, Missouri by a police officer.The prayer vigil will take place in Jonahville A.M.E Zion Church in Huntersville. The event is organized by the Million Youth March of Charlotte.The expected start time of the vigil is 7:00 p.m.

Eugene Blackmon was shot and killed in Charlotte on August 28, 2007. It happed on Dunbrook Lane in a pathway behind a house. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His seven year old son never got a chance to meet his father. Eugene Blackmon, Jr. says he misses the man he never met.

“A bad guy shot him,” Blackmon, Jr. said.

The CMPD Cold Case Unit says Blackmon was hanging out with friends in a house that night before the shooting occurred.

James Zopp, a retired FBI agent, describes the scene before the incident happened.

“There’s a path that cuts through a wooded area, and leads over to Dunbrook Lane, and that was a path where Mr. Blackmon would have taken as he was heading home,” Zopp said.

Witnesses say they heard several gunshots. Blackmon’s sister, Makiba, remembers how it felt shen she got the news.

“Like a sharp arrow through my heart. It's a hurtful feeling even today,” she said.

His mother Claudette says nothing can bring her son back.

“It’s something I’ve been living with every day and trying to go on,” she said.

All his family really wants is answers. If you have any information on what happened, call the CMPD Cold Case Hotline at 704-336-2358.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • A New Spot For Breakfast and Lunch in Myers Park

    A New Spot For Breakfast and Lunch in Myers Park

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:59:50 GMT
    A bowl full of coffee and a hash made with locally sourced purple potatoes. It's all part of the culinary scene at a new breakfast and lunch spot in Myers Park called Littlespoon.
    A bowl full of coffee and a hash made with locally sourced purple potatoes. It's all part of the culinary scene at a new breakfast and lunch spot in Myers Park called Littlespoon.
  • Waxhaw BOC Vote To Remove Mayor From Transportation Board

    Waxhaw BOC Vote To Remove Mayor From Transportation Board

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:32:30 GMT
    The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners voted to remove Mayor Daune Gardner from the CLT Transportation Board.
    The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners voted to remove Mayor Daune Gardner from the CLT Transportation Board.
  • Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:58:05 GMT
    She is a powerhouse in the Charlotte faith community: Rabbi Judy Schindler, Senior Pastor of Temple Beth El. Don't let her petite frame fool you. Rabbi Schindler packs a powerful punch when it comes to community outreach: promoting interfaith understanding is a priority.
    She is a powerhouse in the Charlotte faith community: Rabbi Judy Schindler, Senior Pastor of Temple Beth El. Don't let her petite frame fool you. Rabbi Schindler packs a powerful punch when it comes to community outreach: promoting interfaith understanding is a priority.
Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices