Man arrested in shooting last week now charged with murder


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Channel 9 has learned that a man is now charged with murder in connection with a shooting last week in west Charlotte.

John Jeeter is booked in the Mecklenburg County Jail, and though he is charged with first-degree murder, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have not yet confirmed that the victim has died.

Police said Jeeter shot a man several times last week on Baltimore Avenue, and Channel 9 was at the apartment complex as police investigated the shooting.

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The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries but authorities said he was expected to survive.

That victim’s name has not been released, nor has a motive.

Jeeter will be in court Wednesday to face a judge on the murder charge.

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