Twp teens charged with murder in deadly shooting near uptown Charlotte

Police respond to deadly shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A second person has been arrested and charged after a man was killed in a shooting near uptown Charlotte early on Oct. 16.

Alexander Mack, 19, has been charged in the murder of Stephen Robinson, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Mack was interviewed by detectives before he was arrested and taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Mack joins 19-year-old Xavier Hough on murder charges related to Robinson’s death.

The shooting happened around 4:10 a.m. on Oct. 16 off N College Street near E 12th Street, closing the area down.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they arrived at the scene to find a 37-year-old with a gunshot wound.

Police say Medic gave the man aid, but he died on the scene. The victim was identified as Robinson.

That day, Hough was arrested and charged with murder.

“We now have another homicide victim which means that we have family member that are going to be directly impacted, we have friends of the victim that are going to be directly impacted,” police said. “A homicide doesn’t just affect one or two people.”

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

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 with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or

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