Shooting suspect turns himself in

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 19, 2011

Quentin Odell Mathis, wanted by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a shooting at the Mooresville Dragstrip, turned himself in to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Wednesday afternoon.
CMPD transported him to the Rowan County line, where custody was turned over to the Sheriff’s Office.
Mathis was processed and taken to the magistrate’s office, where he got a $1,000,000 secured bond. He is in the Rowan County Detention Center.
On Saturday, May 7, at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies began investigating a shooting at the dragstrip on Wilkerson Road.
Deputies discovered two victims, Courtney S. Davis and Edward L. Stewart, of Waxhaw, had both been shot by a small caliber gun. Both victims were taken by helicopter to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
Investigators arrived on the scene and identified Mathis as the suspect.
Warrants were issued for Mathis for two counts of attempted murder.