One person killed in north Charlotte shooting, officials confirm

The incident happened on Valeview Lane on Saturday afternoon.
CMPD is conducting a homicide investigation after a person was shot in north Charlotte.
Published: Dec. 17, 2022 at 5:57 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person was killed in a shooting in north Charlotte on Saturday afternoon, officials confirmed.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), the incident happened in the 4300 block of Valeview Lane, in a residential area near the intersection of Statesville Road and Cindy Lane, just before 5 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located 20-year-old Ceyonna Morris with gunshot wounds.

Lifesaving efforts were performed on Morris taken by Medic to Atrium CMC.

She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police are working to locate a suspect in the case, and were working to collect evidence and gather information.

An investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to 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 by visiting their website.

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