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CrimeOne teen is dead and a second charged in killing: Charlotte's 70th homicide of 2019

22:45  10 august  2019
22:45  10 august  2019 Source:   charlotteobserver.com

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A teenager was shot and killed late Friday in an east Charlotte apartment community, and police charged another teen with murder. The homicide was Charlotte ’ s 70 th of the year. Police said 19-year-old Sebastian Acosta-Bayona was shot outside an apartment in the 3200 block of Amity Pointe

2019 ended with 107 people in Charlotte killed , the highest number of homicides in a single year for the city since 1993. One teen is dead and a second charged in killing : Charlotte ’ s 70 th homicide of 2019 .

A teenager was shot and killed late Friday in an east Charlotte apartment community, and police charged another teen with murder. The homicide was Charlotte’s 70th of the year.

Police said 19-year-old Sebastian Acosta-Bayona was shot outside an apartment in the 3200 block of Amity Pointe Road, near North Sharon Amity Road and East W.T. Harris Boulevard.

The 17-year-old suspect, Juan Alberto Lopez-Garcia of Charlotte, was jailed at 3 a.m. Saturday on a murder warrant, jail records show.

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Police responded to the Amity Pointe apartments after a caller reported an assault with a deadly weapon about 8:40 p.m., according to a Charlotte-Mecklnburg Police Department news release. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police did not say what led them to Lopez-Garcia as a suspect. Mecklenburg County jail records show he was arrested in April on charges with assault by pointing a gun, discharging a weapon on occupied property/moving vehicle, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. The charges are pending, court records show..

Friday’s homicide was the fourth in three days.

Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, police found 34-year-old Antonio Kirkpatrick of Charlotte dead of a gunshot wound at a business complex in the 1500 block of West Boulevard.

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“ I heard a gunshot,” said Makai Dixon, 8, a second grader who had been training for this moment, with active shooter drills and lockdowns, since he was in One week earlier, a man with a pistol shot six people on the last day of spring classes at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte , killing two.

The shooting “didn’t appear to be random,” and Kirkpatrick may have known the shooter, police told the Observer’s news partner, WBTV.

Early Thursday, 16-year-old robbery suspect Qwanterrius Stafford was fatally shot by a customer at a 7-Eleven on Brookshire Boulevard, police said.

On Thursday night, police found 23-year-old Samuel Harrison Stitt with a gunshot wound in an apartment in the 1400 block of Ventura Way Drive, near Interstate 85 in north Charlotte.

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