CMPD: 26-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot Multiple Times In Northeast Charlotte

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives have identified 26-year-old Dontae Kennedy as the victim in this case.

Original Story (6/15/21):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found shot to death in northeast Charlotte early Tuesday morning.

Police said a man was found unconscious around 2:30 a.m. on Waterwood Lane, near The Plaza, with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as 26-year-old Dontae Kennedy, was pronounced dead at the scene by MEDIC. Kennedy’s birthday was Monday.

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 by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or