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Child shot, killed in north Charlotte

A person under the age of 18 was found dead from a gunshot wound on Moretz Avenue in north Charlotte early Sunday, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A death investigation is underway after a child was found dead from a gunshot wound in north Charlotte early Sunday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. 

CMPD said the child was found along Moretz Avenue, a few blocks from Camp North End, a few minutes after midnight on Jan. 1 while responding to a reported shooting. Medic pronounced the juvenile dead at the scene. 

The victim has not been identified and CMPD said detectives are not looking for any suspects at this time. 

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Anyone with information is asked to call Charlotte Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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