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Police: 4 Killed In Weekend Homicides In Charlotte

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NICK DE LA CANAL
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WFAE

Police say four people were shot and killed in separate acts of violence this weekend in Charlotte. Two of the victims were teenagers.

Just before 9:45 p.m. Saturday, someone called 911 to report a shooting at the BP gas station in the 5700 block of East W.T. Harris Boulevard in east Charlotte. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, first responders found 52-year-old Allen Nugene Smith shot in a car that was parked at the business. Attempts to perform CPR were unsuccessful and Smith died at the scene. 

As of Monday morning, the police department hadn't released any details about a potential suspect. 

About 3 p.m. Sunday, someone called 911 to report a shooting in the 4000 block of Cushman Street, near West Sugar Creek Road in north Charlotte. Police said they found 17-year-old Cory Jermaine McKinney Jr. shot. McKinney was taken to a hospital where he died.

Police said they think the shooting happened at the intersection of Cushman and Ridgedale Circle but didn't provide any other details about their investigation, other than that someone ran from the scene.

Then, at 6:11 p.m., a third shooting was reported, this time in the University City area of Charlotte. Police said that when they got to the scene in the 10000 block of Margie Ann Drive, which is near University City Boulevard, they found 21-year-old Delvin Teah shot to death in a vehicle that had hit a tree in a parking lot. 

A fourth deadly shooting was reported just before 2 a.m. Monday at the Southside Homes apartment complex on Griffith Street, which is near South Tryon Street. Vontairius Doster, 16, was rushed to a hospital after being shot but died. 

No arrests in the cases had been announced by Monday evening.

The deaths are the 56th, 57th, 58th and 59th homicides reported in Charlotte this year. There were 107 reported in 2019.

CMPD is asking anyone with information on the cases to call 704-432-8477.