Incident Summary:

"04/06/2017: An assailant set fire to a Bhutanese-owned business on Albemarle Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Curtis Flournoy claimed responsibility in a note left at the scene and stated that he was opposed to businesses owned by refugees and immigrants. The note was signed "White America."



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

North Carolina


Location Details:
The incident occurred along Albemarle road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Business of Bhutanese Refugees
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $2,500.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
""It feels like they hit me": Shaken owner opens up about attack on store," FOX 46 Carolinas, April 7, 2017."