Scene of deadly shooting in northwest Charlotte neighborhood. Photos: FOX 46 Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A teenager was shot and killed during a targeted drive-by shooting early Wednesday morning in a northwest Charlotte neighborhood, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Police have identified the victim as 16-year-old Jayvon Christopher Goolsby.
The drive-by shooting occurred at 5:43 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 in the 6200 block of Ohaus Court.
CMPD said Goolsby was pronounced deceased at the scene. A total of eight people were inside the house when the shooting broke out. Other than the deceased, no one else was injured, they said.
A woman was heard on scene screaming, "My baby, my baby."
Police are encouraging citizens to come forward if they have any information. "Someone knows something," detectives said Wednesday morning. They called the shooting "unusual" for the time of day and area of where it happened.
A vehicle or suspect description has not yet been given out by CMPD. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.