Slain son of local deputy is Charlotte's 100th homicide victim of 2019

Son of local deputy dies at hospital hours after shooting in University City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the city's 100th homicide of the year after a man was shot Monday night in University City.

Police said they responded to a shots-fired call just before 10 p.m. at a shopping center on University City Boulevard near East W.T. Harris Boulevard. When they got there, they found evidence of a shooting, but no victim.

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A short time later, police said 19-year-old Nathaniel Isenhour showed up to Atrium Health University City Hospital with a gunshot wound. He was taken to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center, where he died Tuesday morning.

Channel 9 learned Isenhour is the son of a Cabarrus County deputy.

21-year-old Chandler Terry told Channel 9 he didn't know Isenhour, but he wants the violence to stop.

"It hurts my heart," Terry said. "I get sad over these things he’s my age a little younger."

Mount Pleasant High School Football's Twitter account posted a heartfelt message about Isenhour's death on Tuesday.

Jovana Cameron lives near the scene. She said she heard gunshots early Tuesday morning, but those were connected to another shooting.

Police said a security guard was killed during a shooting at the La Casa arcade, just hours after Isenhour was shot. Detectives are now investigating two homicides in Charlotte in a span of 24 hours.

"I just want us to get better Charlotte, this is too much," Cameron said.

No arrests have been made in either shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or 911. There is a $1,000 reward for anyone who gives a tip that leads to an arrest.