Police identifiy man killed in east Charlotte shooting

- One person has died after a shooting in east Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

Officers have identified the victim as Michael Antoine Jefferies Jr., 24. They said his family had been notified of his death.

As we reported, the call for service came around 12:04 p.m. on Thursday, March 10.

Officers responded to the 8700 block of Parkland Circle in reference to an assault with deadly weapon call with multiple subject shot, according to CMPD.

When officers arrived they found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 

Jefferies was pronounced dead on scene and another person was transported to CMC, according to Medic.

Not long after officers were notified that a third man involved in the incident was dropped of at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center with serious injuries. He is being treated by medical staff.

Officers say this was not a random act of violence and the individuals knew one another.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  


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