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Teen boy killed in northeast Charlotte homicide

It happened in the 6100 block of North Tryon Street Sunday night, according to CMPD.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A teenage boy has died after a shooting in northeast Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. CMPD is investigating it as a homicide.  

It happened in the 6100 block of North Tryon Street Sunday night. Police responded to the scene shortly before 8:45 p.m. after reports of a shooting near the intersection of North Tryon Street and East Arrowhead Drive. 

When they arrived at the scene, officers found a teenager with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced the boy deceased at the scene. 

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time, as his family has not been notified. 

CMPD has not released any information about a possible suspect or suspects, and further details about the investigation are still limited at this time. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Additionally, anyone who wishes to stay anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at  704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

WCNC Charlotte is working to learn more information on this investigation. Stay with WCNC for the latest on this developing story.


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