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Teenager, man killed in separate incidents Saturday morning in west Charlotte

Skyler Riker, 19, died after he was stabbed during a fight on Quail Street off Moores Chapel Road in west Charlotte early Saturday, police said. He died at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Mount Holly.
Skyler Riker, 19, died after he was stabbed during a fight on Quail Street off Moores Chapel Road in west Charlotte early Saturday, police said. He died at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Mount Holly. WBTV

A teenager and a man were killed in unrelated incidents in west Charlotte early Saturday.

Skyler Riker, 19, died after he was stabbed during a fight on Quail Street off Moores Chapel Road about 1:45 a.m, police said. He died at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Mount Holly.

Nmateen Doe, 28, was found with a fatal gunshot wound in a yard on Magnasco Lane, near Tuckaseegee Road, about 4:40 a.m. Medic paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police have announced no arrests but said neither killing was random.

Anyone with information about either homicide is asked to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak with a homicide detective. Or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak

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