CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The teenager that was found shot inside a vehicle in southeast Charlotte late Monday has died, police said.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to a reported shooting at the intersection of Glendora Drive and Monroe Road around 11:15 p.m. When they arrived, officers found a 17-year-old male in a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Police said the victim, identified as Dionte' Hunter, was taken to CMC-Main for life-threatening injuries. He died Wednesday as a result of his injuries, police said.
17 yo is fighting for his life at CMC-Main this morning after a shooting on McMullen Way arnd 11:15 last night. Police still on scene. @wcnc— Ariel Plasencia (@ariel_plasencia) July 25, 2017
Investigators said the victim was meeting with someone in the 500 block of McMullen Way when his vehicle was shot into. According to police, he was able to drive a short distance onto Monroe Road before coming to a stop. A female witness, who police say was riding in the car with the victim, told officers she saw the suspect(s) running from the scene. Detectives interviewed the witness at CMPD headquarters.
The suspect was identified as 20-year-old Steven Black. Detectives are obtaining a warrant for murder against Black in connection with the shooting. He is currently in the Mecklenburg County Jail on an attempted murder charge in connection with Hunter's shooting.
Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.