Northeast Charlotte homicide victim identified as juvenile

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Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 8:16 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Police are investigating a homicide in northeast Charlotte Thursday morning.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers were called to Sofley Road just before 6:55 a.m. for a welfare call for service. That is off West Sugar Creek Road.

When police arrived, they said they found a person, later identified as 17-year-old Vladimir Antonio Garcia, with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced him dead on the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide unit detective.

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