Police: Female shot, killed in east Charlotte

The shooting was reported at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 4800 block of Shamrock Drive.
Montez Stephon McLaurin
Montez Stephon McLaurin

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in east Charlotte that left a woman dead.

The victim was identified as Angel Marie Carlton, 35.

Police later arrested Montez Stephon McLaurin, 18, and charged him with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

The shooting was reported at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 4800 block of Shamrock Drive. When officers arrived, the found the female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.

A CMPD spokeswoman said the shooting was not a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the crime stoppers web site at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.


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Glenn Burkins
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