High school senior killed in south Charlotte

Courtesy: WSOC

CHARLOTTE - A high school senior is shot and killed during a party in south Charlotte Sunday night.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say an unsupervised party was being held in the 400 block of Kelford Lane. According to investigators the unidentified victim and another person got into an argument at the party. The argument escalated and shots were fired.

Police arrived at the scene around 10:45 p.m. The teenage boy was transported to the hospital and later died from a gunshot wound.

Police have a person of interest in custody. The person's identity has not been released.

This is Charlotte's 12th homicide of 2017.

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