Man shot, killed in northwest Charlotte neighborhood

1 person shot, killed in neighborhood

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man shot and killed in a neighborhood in northwest Charlotte Tuesday night has been identified by police as 22-year-old Keontez Stephens.

The incident happened on Westwinds Court in the Coulwood West neighborhood around 6:30 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault with deadly weapon call for service and found a man, later identified as Stephensm, in the street with a gunshot wound. MEDIC arrived and took him to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center - Main, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating Stephen’s death as a homicide.

Stephen’s family has been notified of his death.

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 leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or

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