CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in west Charlotte early Monday morning.
According to police, the incident happened on Avalon Avenue right off of Tuckaseegee Road.
Police said a person was shot there at around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Authorities said someone drove the victim, 18-year-old Damontae Austin to the hospital but police said he later died.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Dudley is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.
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