Three charged with murder in teen’s killing at east CLT apartment

Updated: Jul. 26, 2019 at 10:06 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Three people are charged in the July 25 killing of a 17-year-old in east Charlotte.

Octavion McClellan, 17, was shot around 9:30 p.m. at an apartment complex on Barrington Drive, between Milton Road and Lanecrest Drive. Medic said McClellan was taken to an area hospital with very serious injuries and CMPD said he died a short time later.

Thursday, police announced they arrested 19-year-old Cortez Quandas Springs, 17-year-old Keniya Guyton, and 18-year-old Tionte Morrison for their involvement in McClellan’s killing.

Left to right: Sorings, Guyton and Morrison
Left to right: Sorings, Guyton and Morrison(Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (custom credit) | (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police))

Springs, Guyton and Morrison were identified as suspects, interviewed by detectives and each charged with murder and three counts of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

Anyone with additional 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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