Two dead, two injured in separate northeast Charlotte shootings identified

Published: Dec. 16, 2016 at 12:51 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2016 at 8:57 AM EST
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W. Sugar Creek Road (John Sparks | WBTV)
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The two people killed and the two others injured in two different shootings in northeast Charlotte have been identified. The incidents happened within ten minutes of each other.

The shootings happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 410 block of Michelle Linnea Drive and in the 6500 block of Spring Garden Lane.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they three people were shot on Spring Garden Lane. Raheem Shawdo Hammond, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

Gary Stevenson Jr., 21, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead just before 9 p.m. The third person shot on Spring Garden Lane went to the hospital with serious injuries.

A fourth person was shot on Michelle Linnea Drive and then drove to W. Sugar Creek Rd. The person went to the hospital with serious injuries.

Jacques Stevenson, 26, and Tammy Hammond, 63, were identified as the two people injured in the shootings. They went to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. Police did not say which shooting the two were involved in.

Police said it appears the victims and the suspects involved in the Spring Garden Lane shootings were know to one another. They said detectives are not currently looking for any additional suspects.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call detectives at 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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