• Man killed in shooting at apartments near UNCC, 3 others hurt


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police have identified the person who was killed in a shooting outside student apartments near the University of North Carolina Charlotte early Saturday morning.

    The victim was identified as 18-year-old Christian Malik Estes.

    Officials said three other people were injured in the shooting that happened just before 1 a.m. at the 49 North Apartments, right off University City Boulevard. 

    Police said there was a party at one of the apartments and there was an argument outside when gunfire erupted.

    Two men and two women were shot.

    Officials said Estes died after he was taken to the hospital. Another man was seriously hurt after being shot in the chest. Both women are expected to be OK, police said.

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    Police confirmed to Channel 9 that both women who were shot attend UNCC. 

    No arrests have been made. 

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

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