18-year-old shot, killed in NC; police begin homicide investigation

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WJZY) — An 18-year-old boy was shot and killed over the weekend, CMPD said on Saturday.

Officers responded to calls regarding a victim who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds near 1100 W. Sugar Creek Road in northeast Charlotte around 3:30 a.m.

18-year-old Jaterrious Moore was found in a parking lot near a Shell gas station and Continental Inn and was pronounced dead on the scene. A second victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

CSI, Operations Command, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and the DA’s Office were among the departments that responded to the scene.

This is the city’s 59th homicide of the year.

This remains an active investigation.

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