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Police arrest teenager in connection to north Charlotte shooting

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A 19-year-old teenager has been charged in the shooting death of another teen in north Charlotte on Tuesday.

Deshawn Darnell McDowell, 19, is charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a concealed weapon.

The incident happened near the intersection of Beatties Ford Road and Lasalle Street just after 2 p.m.

Police say they arrived at the scene to find 18-year-old Ajewan Mikal Jones suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

McDowell was transported to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call (704)432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Detective, or call Crimestoppers at (704)334-1600.

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