Police identify man killed after being shot at southwest Charlotte Motel 6

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the man who died after being shot at a southwest Charlotte motel.

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The shooting happened at a Motel 6 on South Tryon Street near Woodlawn Road around midnight Wednesday.

Police said they responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon at Presbyterian Hospital after a man arrived with a gunshot wound.

Officials said the man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The victim was later identified as 17-year-old Daquayaon Lavar Brown.

Witnesses who came to the hospital with the victim told police the shooting happened in the parking lot of the Motel 6 on South Tryon Street.

No other information has been released at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for more information. 

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