• Police identify gunshot victim who showed up at gas station after south Charlotte shooting


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after a man was shot and killed overnight in south Charlotte.

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    CMPD responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call Monday night at the Quiktrip on South Boulevard.

    Upon arrival, officers said they found 21-year-old Juforest Hicks suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead early Tuesday morning.

    Officials said the initial investigation revealed the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. less than a mile away from the Quiktrip at an apartment complex on Axminster Court.

    After the shooting, investigators said the victim was taken to the Quiktrip, where someone called 911.

    Channel 9 learned no arrests have been made at this point, but investigators are processing the scene and collecting evidence.

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    Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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

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