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2 dead in northeast Charlotte shooting

The shooting happened in a parking lot on The Plaza, according to CMPD.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people are dead after a shooting in east Charlotte on Sunday.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, two people were pronounced dead after a shooting in a parking lot on The Plaza near Eastway Drive. 

CMPD and Medic responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m. and located the two victims, later identified as 21-year-old Michael Anthony Brown Jr. and 16-year-old Jareese Raivon Florybert dead from gunshot wounds. 

Officers believe the shooting happened during an altercation. They were searching for at least two suspects relating to this deadly shooting.

Police have since arrested a 16-year-old in connection to the deadly shooting. 

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Charlotte Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or CMPD at (704) 432-8477.

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