3 dead in 2 shootings in Charlotte

In one of the two shootings, two people died and a second was injured.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a shooting in southwest Charlotte that left two people dead and another injured. 

The shooting was reported Monday at 12:11 a.m. near the 7500 block of Kings Ridge Drive. 

The police said Isaiah Jeremiah Doctor-Muhammad, 22, died at the scene. A second person, Lee’Vantay Rankin, 27, was taken to a hospital and later died.

The third person, who police did not identify, showed up at a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

CMPD did not say what led to the shooting, and no arrest was announced.

In a separate incident on Sunday, the police reported that Milton Howard, 18, was shot and killed in the 7000 block of Delta Lake Drive in east Charlotte. No arrest or motive was announced.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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Jonathan Limehouse
Jonathan is a former QCity Metro reporter who covered Charlotte neighborhoods north of uptown. He also reported on education, public safety and health.

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  1. I’m the mother of a murdered offspring I’m very concerned because I’ve got grandsons great-grandsons and I fear everyday for their lives especially my great grandson’s they are still under 15 years old I want to know what can we as African American/ black people do to Stop The black-on-black Killing.

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