17-year-old shot and killed in northeast Charlotte, homicide investigation underway

Person killed in northeast Charlotte, homicide investigation underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A person shot and killed in northeast Charlotte Tuesday night has been identified by police as 17-year-old Qa’dir Avery Alverest.

The incident happened on Heatherbrook Avenue around 10 p.m.

Charlotte police officers found the teen, later identified as Alverest, with a gunshot wound outside of a home. He was pronounced dead on scene.

Homicide Detectives were canvassing the area to determine if there are any additional witnesses to this incident.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Victim Services, RTCC, CFD, K9, MEDIC and Operations Command responded to the scene.

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 at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

Alverest’s family has been notified of his death.

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