Charlotte infant found safe, unharmed following Amber Alert

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UPDATE: Our CBS affiliate WBTV is reporting that a 2-month-old girl that was the subject of an Amber Alert in west Charlotte Thursday has been found safe and unharmed.


CHARLOTTE, NC (WSPA) – Our CBS affiliate WBTV in Charlotte is reporting that an Amber Alert is being issued for a missing 2-month-old girl.

According to WBTV, the infant — Journei Bennett — was missing following a shooting in west Charlotte Thursday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said a woman was found dead from a gunshot wound at a home on Carlyle Drive.

Jonathan Bennett, 23, is reportedly being sought for his connection to the woman’s death and it is also believed that he took the 2-month-old with him when he left the home. He was also said to be traveling in an older model white Ford Expedition with a New York license plate HUP3071.

Anyone who sees Jonathan Bennett or the vehicle is asked to call 704-432-TIPS, Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600, or 911.

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