• CMPD arrest teen in connection with north Charlotte murder


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a teenager after another teen was shot to death in north Charlotte Tuesday.

    Police responded to the shooting on Beatties Ford Road shortly after 2 p.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

    That victim, identified as 18-year-old Ajewan Jones, was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

    Police arrested 19-year-old Deshawn McDowell and charged him with murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a concealed weapon.

    Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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