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21-year-old shot in southwest Charlotte, drives to uptown and dies from injuries

Published: Oct. 17, 2021 at 8:52 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide that began in southwest Charlotte before the victim died in uptown.

Around 7:45 p.m., police received a firearm call in the 1500 block of Remount Road and were then dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 200 block of South Mint Street.

Officers found 21-year-old Tahajie Howard with a gunshot wound at the S. Mint Street location across from Truist Field and Romare Bearden. Howard was declared dead on the scene by medic.

It was determined that the shooting took place on Remount Road and Howard drove to S. Mint Street before dying.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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