Convicted felon charged with murder in fatal August shooting

- A convicted felon is charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting in August on Independence Blvd. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say Andre Earl Brooks, 23, is charged with murder in the death of Kyyri De Ji Marquis Doggette. 

The shooting happened on August 8 in the 6700 block of Independence Blvd. Officers say they found Doggette, 25, dead inside a car with a gunshot wound.

Brooks was taken into custody on November 2 and charged with murder, shooting into occupied property influencing serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He has been transferred to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Doggette's death marked Charlotte 55th homicide for 2017. 

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