Three Charged With Murder After Woman Shot And Killed While Driving On N. Tryon Street

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The CMPD has charged three people in the death of a 27-year-old woman killed by crossfire while driving on N. Tryon Street Thursday afternoon.

Tychicus Unique Dobie, 22, is charged with Murder and Discharging a Weapon into a Moving Vehicle.

Marquis Lebron Smith, 24, is charged with Murder, Discharging a Weapon into a Moving Vehicle, Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia, and Possession of Firearm by a Felon.

The CMPD says the investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it develops.

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Sources have confirmed with WCCB that 27-year-old Kendal Crank, the woman killed by crossfire while driving on N. Tryon Street Thursday afternoon, was the niece of a CMPD officer.

The source has also confirmed that three suspects are in custody.  One of those suspects is 17-year-old Adonis Smith. He has been charged with Murder and Discharging a Weapon into a Moving Vehicle.

Adonis Smith

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, NC — CMPD has identified the victim of a deadly shooting Thursday afternoon in north Charlotte.

A woman was reportedly driving down E. 28th Street towards N. Tryon around 5:17pm when she was caught in the crossfire of a dispute between several other people. CMPD says she was shot inside her vehicle as a result and died at the scene.

Police have identified her as 27-year-old Kendal Crank. Investigators say they do not believe she was an intended target.

Kendal Crank courtesy Facebook

A man was also admitted to CMC Main with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm around 5:40pm, according to officials. They are trying to determine whether he too was a victim of the same shooting.

CMPD has not said whether any arrests have been made at this time or provided any update on possible suspects. The intersection is still closed due to the investigation.

#BREAKING: We are LIVE at the scene of a deadly north Charlotte shooting. #CMPD expected to speak soon. #wccb #cltnews #cltcrime #crime #news

Posted by WCCB, Charlotte's CW on Thursday, March 28, 2019

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.