Arrest made after 19-year-old shot and killed in east Charlotte

An arrest has been made after a 19-year-old was shot and killed over the weekend in east Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. 

The deadly shooting occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 near 5200 North Idlewild Road. 

According to police, the victim was rushed to Atrium Health CMC where he was later pronounced dead. The young man has been identified as 19-year-old Deontray Love. He would have turned 20-years-old on Sunday.

Deontray Love, who would have celebrated his 20th birthday on Sunday, was shot dead Saturday night.

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Witnesses were being interviewed and the suspect, Damion Baxter, 45, was later arrested and is being charged with Love's murder.

Damion Baxter has been charged with murder after a teenager was shot dead this weekend. (CMPD)

This remains an open investigation.