CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - A gunman remains on the loose after a young man was fatally shot and another injured during a shooting in west Charlotte Monday night.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department received a call just before 10 p.m. Monday, May 29 to the 3300 block of Rozzelles Ferry Road. Upon arrival, officers found a teenager lying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound.
The teen was pronounced dead on scene, according to Medic. That victim has been identified by CMPD as Daveon Antonio Andrews, 18.
Another man was found one block away at the Fast Stop convenience store with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to CMC-Main by Medic. The initial investigation reveals that both victims were shot at the same location, according to police.
Emergency crews responding to the scene had Rozzelles Ferry Road between Oregon Street Lakewood Avenue shut down while they were investigating.
Initially, shots fired, media decided to pack up. Resident taunted, saying, "There'll be plenty more shots tonight." More came right after. pic.twitter.com/7jeGMCAeb1— David Sentendrey (@DavidFox46) May 30, 2017
While officers and media were at the crime scene, an unknown suspect or suspects fired about a dozen shots from a nearby location. No one was injured. It is not known if this suspect was shooting at someone in particular or if it was related to the homicide.
Dozens of officers have weapons drawn. I was getting into my car when gun went off about a dozen times. Felt very close, maybe 20 yards. pic.twitter.com/teVPkqPBvf— David Sentendrey (@DavidFox46) May 30, 2017
Detectives are working to establish a motive and to determine if the victims and suspects knew each other.
Resources including the CMPD Helicopter and K-9 Officers searched the area but no suspects were located.
Officers, in an already intense homicide investigation, assisted media and gathered car keys to media vehicles to move them to safety.
This homicide marks Charlotte's 36th homicide of 2017.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. FOX 46 Charlotte will continue to bring you the latest in this case.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600