A 26-year-old man named Koreon Medina was shot and killed on Hood Road near the Plaza Road Extension in Charlotte. The suspect, a teenage boy, was identified during the investigation and has been arrested. He is facing charges of murder and assault with a deadly weapon. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact the homicide unit. shooting-charlotte-nc/275-ab3626fa-8293-46c7-b08f-747b4fed8f3d” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Matthew Ablon (WCNC) reported
Homicide Investigation Launched After Fatal shooting in Charlotte
Law enforcement officers responded to a distress call at a hospital in Cabarrus County at approximately 2 a.m. The victim, Koreon Medina, a 26-year-old male, succumbed to his gunshot wounds. Authorities were informed that the shooting incident occurred on Hood Road near the Plaza Road Extension in Charlotte. Immediate investigations were initiated to gather evidence and ascertain the circumstances surrounding the crime.
Teen Suspect Apprehended and Charged
During the course of the investigation, a teenage individual emerged as a suspect. On Friday, the suspect was arrested and subsequently interviewed by detectives in Charlotte. Following the interview, the suspect was transported to the Cabarrus County Juvenile Detention Center for further legal proceedings.
Multiple Charges Filed Against the Teen
In addition to being charged with murder, the teenager also faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. The severity of the charges reflects the gravity of the crime committed.
Ongoing Investigation and Call for Information
The investigation into this tragic incident is still ongoing, and authorities are urging anyone with relevant information to come forward. The homicide unit detectives can be reached at 704-432-TIPS. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be shared with Crime Stoppers online or by calling 704-334-1600.
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