Teen charged in northwest Charlotte murder

Teen charged in northwest Charlotte murder

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 7:44 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 9:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a teen with the murder of a man in northwest Charlotte.

Kewan Kittarti Littlejohn,18,  has been charged in the murder of 22-year-old Tyshawn William Matthews at a home in northwest Charlotte on Monday morning.

CMPD received a call that a man had been assaulted at a home off of Palm Breeze Lane around 8 a.m.

When Medic arrived on scene they declared Matthews dead from injuries he sustained during the assault, according to the report.

Police said the murder was the result of an altercation between Littlejohn and Matthews.  

Littlejohn is being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. 
 

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