Police: 14-Year-Old Killed In Homicide On Beatties Ford Road
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 14-year-old was killed in a shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon on Beatties Ford Road in northwest Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
CMPD tells WCCB’s Alexandra Elich that this is the 54th homicide in Charlotte in 2020. There were 52 homicides at the same time last year.
The shooting happened around 1:30pm in the parking lot of a business complex on Beatties Ford Road near North Hoskins Road. Police identified the victim as 14-year-old Terreon Geter.
Geter was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he later died, according to a new release.
A second victim was located a short distance away on West Trade Street suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say that victim has non-life threatening injuries.
A Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Deputy was working off-duty nearby and heard the gunshots, according to a news release. Police say the deputy quickly responded to the scene and requested additional resources.
Homicide detectives are actively investigating this shooting. No arrests have been announced at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.