CMPD investigating three homicides overnight Saturday

Police have not said these two shootings are connected.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say three people are dead and two others injured after multiple overnight shootings Saturday.
Published: Aug. 13, 2022 at 8:36 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say three people are dead and two others injured after multiple overnight shootings Saturday.

The first happened just after 1 a.m. at the 6900 block of Northlake Mall Drive. Officers received a call for an assault with a deadly weapon and when they arrived, they found three people had been shot.

Of them, 24-year-old Armani Donovick was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to a nearby hospital.

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Around an hour later, another shooting call came in off the 1700 block of Sumter Avenue in the northwest part of Charlotte.

Officers found 27-year-old Catoine Funderburk dead from a gunshot wound.

At 2 a.m., police responded to a vehicle accident in the 7700 block of South Tryon Street where they found 22-year-old Jamir Rucks suffering from a gunshot wound. Rucks was transported to the hospital and died from his injuries just after 7 a.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have not stated whether these shootings are related. No word of motive or arrests has been released yet.

Anyone with more information about either shooting should call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective.

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

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