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CMPD Arrest Man In Charlotte's 66th Homicide Of The Year

Police have arrested and charged a man with a homicide that happened Wednesday night in northeast Charlotte. 

Officers responded to a domestic-related call of assault with a deadly weapon on Dogwood Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Officers found 29-year-old William Rann Jr. with an apparent gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have charged 29-year-old Michael Smith with murder in Rann’s death. Police believe the two men are related. It's the 66th homicide in Charlotte this year. There were 67 in all of last year.

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