CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man died in a shooting near the Wendy's restaurant outside Northlake Mall Wednesday evening.
The victim was publicly identified Thursday as 19-year-old Aveon Baker. Baker worked at the Wendy's location, CMPD said.
Police are still searching for a motive and a suspect.
“It’s obviously frustrating for us, but it’s sad and disappointing for the families of each one of these cases. There is a family that’s attached to a loved one that has experienced a loss," said Major Jackie Bryley with CMPD. "Our goal is to try to provide the best service that we can to them and provide closure to those families.”
Police say anyone with information on what may have happened should reach out by calling 704-432-TIPS. Anonymous Crime Stoppers tips can also be called in to 704-334-1600 or submitted online.
The shooting comes more than a year after a juvenile was charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting inside Northlake Mall. That prompted the mall to place a youth supervision policy in place.
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