A teenager was charged with murder after a 22-year-old man was shot during a burglary in Charlotte’s University City area and died at a hospital, police said.
Subhi Elmasharawy was shot at about 9 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 2000 block of Pimpernel Road, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a news release. That’s near near Interstate 485. He died at a hospital Wednesday, police said.
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Police obtained an arrest warrant on 17-year-old Shawn Sanders of Charlotte and took him into custody without incident on Thursday morning, according to CMPD’s news release. Sanders was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree burglary.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.