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CMPD: Teen dead, another person injured after south Charlotte shooting

It happened in the area of Branchview Drive, which is not far from the intersection of East Arrowood Road and Nations Ford Road.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A teenager has died and a second person has non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Charlotte on Tuesday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed. 

It happened on Branchview Drive, which is not far from the intersection of East Arrowood Road and Nations Ford Road in south Charlotte. CMPD responded to the area around 8:15 p.m. and found two men that had been shot. 

One man, who was found inside a vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person, who had also been in the vehicle during the shooting, was nearby with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The second person was taken to an area hospital to be treated for his injuries. 

The teen who died was identified Wednesday as Jeferson Josue Landaverde. CMPD said his family was notified.

At this time, no information has been made public regarding a potential suspect. 

Any person with information can contact CMPD's Crime Stoppers tip line at 704-334-1600.

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