Police Make Arrest In 2015 East Charlotte Shooting That Left Teen Dead

The Latest: Police say they arrested Arshaun Springs and charged him with the 2015 murder of Tanya Williams.  Warrants for Springs were issued and he turned himself in on March 12th.

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, N.C.– The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a 16-year-old girl was shot in the head Sunday afternoon in East Charlotte.

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The teen was sitting inside a vehicle in the 1600 block of Vancouver Drive with three other people when someone shot into it.

Police say she was transported to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries.  None of the other people in the vehicle were hit.

Initial investigation indicates that this is not a random act of violence and that it is potentially drug-related, according to police.

No one is in custody at this time.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.  If anyone has information relating to this case please call Crime Stoppers.