1 fatally shot in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — A person was fatally shot Friday night in east Charlotte, police said.

The homicide happened at about 7 p.m. on Boswell Road, which is in a neighborhood off Pence Road.

The shooting victim was a young male and was found in the backyard, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said. He died at the scene, MEDIC said.

CMPD is searching for a suspect.

Another homicide was reported earlier in south Charlotte on Pinehurst Park Drive.

No further information was released.

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