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Police: 18-year-old dies following north Charlotte shooting

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers were called to Beech Crest Place around 6:17 p.m. Saturday for an assault with a deadly weapon call.
An 18-year-old has died after a shooting on May 14 in north Charlotte.
An 18-year-old has died after a shooting on May 14 in north Charlotte.(Source: WBTV)
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 12:34 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A man has died from injuries he sustained in a weekend shooting in north Charlotte, authorities said.

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According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers were called to Beech Crest Place around 6:17 p.m. Saturday for an assault with a deadly weapon call. When they arrived, they found the victim with a single gunshot wound.

He was taken to Atrium Main with serious injuries. CMPD officials said the victim, identified as 18-year-old Kashawn Johnson, died just after 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide unit detective.

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