Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday

CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday.

At 12:15 a.m., police were called to a QT Station at 5209 Central Avenue, where they found Daquan Shannon with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He was taken by MEDIC to Carolinas Medical Center – Main, where he died.

CMPD did not name or suspect or release a suspected motive for the killing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at

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