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One dead after shooting in east Charlotte, Medic says

This is the second homicide in the Charlotte area within 24 hours.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person is dead following a shooting in east Charlotte Friday afternoon, Medic said.

Officials responded to the incident near a KFC restaurant and arcade on Albemarle Road, not far from East WT Harris Boulevard.

RELATED: Homicide investigation underway in south east Charlotte

WCNC Charlotte crews on scene witnessed the area taped off and several officers on scene. No word on if any suspects have been named.

This is the second homicide in the Charlotte area within 24 hours.

This homicide remains under investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

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