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.

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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