Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives have charged a 15-year-old for the murder of Shamareon McKinney after a fatal shooting in west Charlotte on Saturday, April 10th.
Detectives say the juvenile is being held in custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Original Story (4/14/21):
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a west Charlotte homicide after one person was shot to death Saturday afternoon.
Police and Medic responded to Tuckaseegee Road after reports of a shooting shortly after 3 p.m.
Upon arrival, they located two juvenile victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Medic transported both victims to Atrium Main, where one of the victims, identified as 15-year-old Shamareon McKinney, was pronounced dead by hospital staff. The second victim sustained non-life threatening injuries due to the shooting.
This is a developing story. The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also leave information anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.