3 people shot, 2 dead from separate overnight shootings

- It was a violent night in the Queen City early Sunday. Three people were shot, and two are dead from two separate shooting incidents. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say the first incident happened in the 500 block of Fairwood Ave. in southwest Charlotte around 12:11 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and located two females who had been shot. One was pronounced dead on scene by Medic, the other was taken to CMC with life-threatening injuries. Police say a person of interest has been located in this case. Detectives continue to investigate.

The second shooting happened in west Charlotte in the 4600 block of Palm Breeze Lane around 1:30 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and located a male who had been shot. Medic took the man to CMC where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Police have not released any additional details about this incident and continue to investigate. 

Check back here for updates on these developing stories. 

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