Teen killed in southeast Charlotte

Police found a teen lying in the driveway of the home.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are conducting a homicide investigation in southeast Charlotte Saturday morning.

CMPD responded to a call around 3:40 a.m. in the 1800 block of Village Lake Drive. Upon arrival, officers found 18-year-old Jaqual Bennett lying in the driveway of the home.

Bennett was pronounced dead. His death marks Charlotte's 77th homicide in 2017.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.


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