North Mecklenburg High School http://wfae.org en Police: Jilted North Mecklenburg High Student Tried To Kill Peer http://wfae.org/post/police-jilted-north-mecklenburg-high-student-tried-kill-peer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A North Mecklenburg High student is charged with attempted first-degree murder after authorities say he choked and punched a female classmate in a wooded area behind the school.</p><p>Huntersville police said they are still trying to determine an exact motive in the attack, which happened after classes had ended Tuesday. But police said the 14-year-old victim told them she and the suspect had been friends for about a year, and she had turned down his advances after he asked her out on a date last month.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:22:40 +0000 April Bethea & Ann Doss Helms/Charlotte Observer 25164 at http://wfae.org Police: Jilted North Mecklenburg High Student Tried To Kill Peer