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CMPD investigating shooting death of 17-year-old

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Charlotte's Hidden Valley neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. No arrests have been made.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating after a 17-year-old was shot and killed in north Charlotte Tuesday night. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to a reported shooting in the 6400 block of Heatherbrook Avenue, in the Hidden Valley neighborhood, around 9:30 p.m. 

When officers got to the scene, they found the male victim who had been shot outside a house. The victim, identified as 17-year-old Qa'dir Avery Alverest, was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene. 

CMPD has not released any suspect information and a motive has not been determined. No other injuries have been reported in connection with the shooting. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.


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