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CMPD investigating fatal shooting in University City area

One person has died after a shooting Monday night, CMPD confirmed. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in the University City area. Police said one person has died. It happened Monday night in the 6000 block of Bennettsville Lane, which is near Mallard Creek Road.…
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Charlotte man imprisoned for sex trafficking child

Dajuan Blair will spend over 12 years in prison after being convicted of sex trafficking an underage girl. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A federal judge sentenced a man to over 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to causing a child to engage in prostitution.…
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3 people shot along Beatties Ford Road in north Charlotte

Two people were seriously hurt in a pair of shootings believed to be connected, Medic said. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people were seriously injured in multiple connected shootings in north Charlotte Monday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.  CMPD was called to a reported shooting in the 1300 block of Beatties Ford Road, near Oaklawn Avenue, around 2 p.m.…