2 teens charged in deadly east Charlotte shooting

- The suspect in a deadly east Charlotte shooting has been arrested, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police. 

Sergio Axel Coello-Perez, 16, has been charged with murder, along with Jonathan Castillo, 18, who was already being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail. 

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Coello-Perez was found in the 3200 block of Old House Ct. He was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed. 

Following hte interview, Coello-Perez and Castillo were also charged with larceny of a motor vehicle. 

Police say this is an ongoing, active investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak to Detective Helms, the lead homicide detective in this case. 

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