One person died and another was injured in a shooting Monday night in northwest Charlotte, marking the second Memorial Day shooting death in the area.
The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. on the 3200 block of Rozzelles Ferry Road, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Daveon Antonio Andrews, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. CMPD is calling the incident a homicide.
Another victim, also an adult male, was located a block away at the Fast Stop convenience store and transported to Carolina’s Medical Center – Main to be treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg.
CMPD says both victims were shot at the same time and location.
Multiple news outlets, including WBTV, reported that more gun shots were fired at the crime scene later Monday night as news crews gathered to get more details from CMPD.
CMPD reported 68 homicides in 2016, and 60 in 2015.