CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two teenagers have been charged in a deadly shooting that killed another teen in the Steele Creek area late Sunday night, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Jalen Boulware, 18, and Marvin Chavez-Quiffaro, 18, both voluntarily came to CMPD Police Headquarters on Monday were they were interviewed by detectives.
Both teenagers were arrested following their interviews for their involvement in the death of 18-year-old Terale Claridy-Vaught. Boulware has been charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied property. Chavez-Quiffaro has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.
Claridy-Vaught was found dead from a gunshot wound just before 10:30 p.m. in the 14400 block of Carolina Forest Court on Sunday, May 3.
Police said they were already on that street, responding to a call about shots fired into a home at the cul-de-sac, when they heard the gunfire.
Neighbors quickly called 911, but this isn't the first time there's been trouble in the neighborhood.
“[We] have heard shots fired before,” said John Weber, who lives in Cedar Ridge.
The same house that was shot at Sunday night was also targeted in January, according to a police report. The woman who filed the report was arrested last month for resisting an officer. She did not want to speak with FOX 46.
Several neighbors said they see cars coming and going at that house every day.
“They're trouble,” Weber said.
Claridy-Vaught also had a troubled past. He was arrested and charged with two felonies in December for robbery with a dangerous weapon. According to his arrest record, he lived in Rock Hill.
Police have not said if his death is connected to the shooting at the home on Carolina Forest Court, but Weber told FOX 46 a “detective says they know each other.”
Anyone with further information is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.