Woman charged in fatal east Charlotte shooting, city's 48th homicide of 2017

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a man has died after a shooting took place in east Charlotte Sunday.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged a 23-year-old woman in connection with Charlotte's 48th homicide. 

Kristian Weddington was charged with murder and shooting into occupied property, according to CMPD. Weddington was transported to Mecklenburg County Jail on Wednesday.

On July 2, officers responded to a call in the 5300 block of Kimmerly Woods Drive. Upon arrival, officers located 24-year-old Tommy Jarad Maddox in front of an apartment building with an apparent gunshot wound.

Maddox was pronounced dead by hospital staff at CMC.

CMPD says there are additional suspects in this case and are asking for the public's assistance. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-334-1600.

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