Crime CMPD investigating fatal shooting in north Charlotte
2 dead, 7 wounded in shooting at North Carolina block party
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in a shooting in North Carolina's largest city, police said, while five others were hit by vehicles afterward. The shooting happened around midnight at an “impromptu block party" that was a continuation of Juneteenth celebrations, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Deputy Chief Johnny Jennings told reporters early Monday.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating after a fatal shooting north Charlotte.
It happened Tuesday afternoon in the 3200 block of Beatties Ford Road. It happened near a Citgo and an arcade on Beatties Ford Road, but police have not where exactly the shooting took place.
CMPD says one person was found at the scene with a gunshot wound. Medic transported that individual to the hospital, where they died.
At this time, police have not released the name of the victim.
No suspect information has been provided. It's not known if there were any other injuries in connection to the shooting.
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This is a developing story. Stick with WCNC Charlotte for the latest as more information becomes available. Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to call CMPD and speak to a homicide detective.
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