- Associated Press - Thursday, April 6, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal shooting.

Police spokesman Coerte Voorhees tells local media that 19-year-old Kevin Ruben Marquez was found dead with gunshot wounds shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday in east Charlotte.

Police say Marquez may have lived in the community where he was shot.

Marquez’s death is the 27th homicide this year.

Further information hasn’t been released.

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