CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — An 18-year-old has lost his life after a shooting in the 2500 block of Eddington Street, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
This was near Elmin Street and in a neighborhood off West Boulevard. Officials said the shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 24.
According to the Mecklenburg EMS Agency, they took Caleb Thompson, 18, to the hospital with life-threatening injuries from the shooting. However, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Queen City News is tracking CRIME in your area 🚨 >> Latest stories here
Police have not said what led up to the shooting or if anyone is in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a CMPD homicide detective. Detective O’Dell is the lead investigator in this case. To leave information anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimestoppers.com.