CMPD investigating fatal robbery at northeast Charlotte apartment complex

Officers say the shooting happened around 12:47 a.m.
Police say a robbery turned deadly after a man was shot at the Townes at University apartments.
Published: May. 19, 2022 at 5:48 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for answers after a man was killed early morning Thursday in a shooting they say stemmed from a robbery at the Townes at University apartments.

Police were called to the area apartments, located off Blackhawk Road, around 12:47 a.m. for an assault with a deadly weapon. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound.

Officers say they attempted life-saving efforts until Medic arrived and took him to an area hospital.

He was pronounced dead at 1:20 a.m. from his injuries.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Feliciano Aguilar-Sanchez.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.

The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visiting

This is a developing story. Check back with WBTV for the latest information.

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