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Teens facing murder charges in deadly east Charlotte shooting

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A third teen has been charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in east Charlotte Friday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, 26-year-old Eskinder Dawit Asefaw was shot just before 5:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Wembley Drive, which is also Central Square Apartments Drive. Asefaw died at Carolinas Medical Center the morning following the shooting, officers said. 

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The third suspect was arrested Monday at Garinger High School in east Charlotte by school resource officers. The student was found in possession of a gun and stolen vehicle. 

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On Monday, police said two other teens were charged in the shooting. The teens were charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit armed robbery with a dangerous weapon. 

There's no word on what may have led to the shooting. 

If you have any information, you can call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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