CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – A 17-year-old was killed in a northwest Charlotte shooting Thursday evening, according to CMPD.

The teenager has been identified as Raynard Milton Mahoney, Jr. The victim’s family has been notified of his death, CMPD said.

The deadly shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. in the 7300 block of Larwill Lane near Brookshire Boulevard.

Police said they responded to an assault with a deadly weapon with injuries and call for service and, upon arrival, found the teen suffering from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics rushed the teenager to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased from his injuries.

A person of interest was located and taken into custody on weapon charges.