16-year-old arrested, charged in shooting pregnant teen

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A 16-year-old is wanted for shooting a pregnant teenager last month, police said. (CMPD)

A 16-year-old wanted in connection to the shooting of a 19-year-old pregnant woman in north Charlotte last month turned himself in Friday.

Raquan Smith reported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

The charges stem from an incident on June 22. Alani Blake, 19, was shot while in the parking lot of the strip-mall shopping center located in the 3200 block of Beatties Ford Road. She was taken to the hospital and able to give birth to the baby girl victim after the shooting.