CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Police say one person was killed outside an apartment in east Charlotte Friday night.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Amity Pointe Road around 8:30 p.m.
Officers responded and found a male with a gunshot wound outside of an apartment.
He was pronounced dead on the scene. He was later identified at 19-year-old Sebastian Acosta-Bayona.
On Saturday morning, CMPD reported that Juan Alberto Lopez-Garcia, 17, had been charged with murder and was in police custody at that time.
This marks the fourth homicide in Charlotte this week.
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.