CMPD Investigating Deadly Shooting On Independence Boulevard

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in southeast Charlotte.

Cmpd Investigating After Person Found Dead Off Independence Boulevard

Officers were called to Independence Boulevard at Wallace Lane around 3pm in reference to a shooting.  MEDIC pronounced 18-year-old Jarele Blackson dead at that location.  WCCB can confirm that police have roped off a crime scene in the parking lot of the Life Storage building.

No other details have been released at this time.  This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.