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Man shot in north Charlotte on Friday dies in hospital on Saturday morning

A man who was shot Friday in north Charlotte died in the hospital Saturday morning, authorities said.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police identified the victim as 19-year-old Jose Isaias Cuestas.

He was found in the 4300 block of Sunset Road around 12:30 p.m. Friday and taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening wounds. He died Saturday morning as a result of his injuries, authorities said.

According to police, Cuestas and a suspect knew each other and the shooting was not random.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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