16-year-old charged in fatal shooting of man outside motel in southwest Charlotte

16-year-old charged in fatal shooting of man outside motel in southwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Police have charged a teen for his involvement in the fatal shooting of a man outside a motel room in southwest Charlotte in July.

The incident happened on July 24, before 5:30 p.m. on Nations Ford Road, near Farmhurst Drive and I-77.

The victim, identified as 44-year-old Charles Fullington, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Detectives have charged 16-year-old Dominique Rorie with involuntary manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a handgun by a minor.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.

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