CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Corey Vega has been identified as the suspect charged in a fatal Sunday morning shooting of Ebony Tamia Harrison early Sunday in Charlotte, according to reports.

Vega, 23, has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of the 27-year-old woman at a party at a North Carolina business park on Sunday.


The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said in a news release that Vega was arrested at the scene of the shooting early Sunday.

Corey Vega (MUGSHOT)

He has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Officers heard shots fired after police received a 911 call about an unspecified threat being made. The officers found the fatally wounded woman when they responded to the Charlotte business park where a party was being held, reports WFMY.


Geo quick facts: Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films – wikipedia.