A 15-year-old shot in east Charlotte on Sunday has died.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they were called to the 8000 block of Sherington Way at 2:41 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, officers found Zavier Ellis suffering from a gunshot wound.
The teen was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he died Tuesday night, police confirmed.
People who knew Zavier said he was a student at Independence High School. The shooting reportedly occurred after a fight outside a vacant home near the school.
Detectives said this is an ongoing, active investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.