CMPD identifies suspect in fatal stabbing of 19-year-old

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the suspect involved in the stabbing of 19-year-old Skyler Riker.

The incident happened early Saturday morning at the 1400 block of Quail Street near Moores Chapel Road.

Riker was taken to CaroMont Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to CMPD.

Police believe Riker was stabbed when he got into a fight with someone he knew.

911 received a call from Mount Holly around 1:45 a.m. in reference to a male victim that has been stabbed.

He was taken to the hospital with initially reported non-life threatening injuries, a short time later he was pronounced dead.

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