Crime & Courts

One dead in Charlotte shooting

Jeremy Young
Jeremy Young Mecklenburg County jail

A 23-year-old Charlotte man was killed Friday in a shooting in the 1500 block of Newcastle Street, off LaSalle Street between Beatties Ford Road and Interstate 77, police said.

Jeremy Young was shot shortly before 1 p.m., police said. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, where medical staff pronounced him dead.

Officers said they arrested Alphonzo Jeeter, 18, in the area of the shooting without incident. Police charged Jeeter with murder and damage to property.

Police aren’t saying what they believe led to the shooting, but they said Young and Jeeter knew each other.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-8477 and speak directly to a homicide unit detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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