Teen charged with west Charlotte murder

Police in west Charlotte are investigating the city's fourth homicide of the year after a man was fatally shot Monday night.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting in west Charlotte. 

According to CMPD, officers responded to a reported shooting in the 3300 block of Rozzelles Ferry Road just before 9:30 p.m. on May 30. When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Daveon Antonio Andrews, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. 

Officers later found a second victim a block away at the Fast Stop convenience store. That person, identified only as an adult male, was taken to CMC-Main for a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say his injuries are not considered life-threatening. 

While detectives investigated the shootings, multiple shots were fired just feet away. 

"We've got multiple shots fired out here, can you send us a couple more units?" asked one officer to emergency dispatch. 

Detectives Larry Darnell McVay Jr., 18, in connection with the shootings. He is charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He is currently  being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail. 

SWAT, K9 units, and CMPD's helicopter were all called to the scene while police set up a perimeter to protect themselves and everyone else nearby. Police were unable to find the person who opened fire and continue to investigate the incident.

This is Charlotte's 36th homicide in 2017, and the fourth since the start of Memorial Day Weekend.

Anyone with information regarding either shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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