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CMPD identifies man killed in north Charlotte shooting

It happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Ventura Way Dr.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man was shot and killed in north Cahrlotte Thursday night, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said. 

Officers were called to an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Ventura Way Drive near Reagan Drive and I-85 around 9 p.m. When police got to the scene, they found 23-year-old Samuel Harrison Stitt dead inside an apartment. 

Stitt's death is the 69th homicide of 2019 in Charlotte, according to police. It was the third deadly shooting in Charlotte in a little over 24 hours. On Thursday morning, a customer killed an armed robbery suspect at a 7-Eleven store on Brookshire Boulevard. The day before, a man was shot outside a beauty shop on West Boulevard. 

RELATED: Teen shot, killed after trying to rob someone inside 7-Eleven, police say

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No arrests have been made. Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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