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Police are investigating a shooting overnight in northwest Charlotte in which three teenagers were injured.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

One person was shot and killed overnight in southwest Charlotte and police have charged a 17-year-old with murder.

A 6-year-old girl was shot in the leg Saturday night in north Charlotte, during a drive-by shooting says CMPD. She’s being treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

Police are investigating the death of a man found in a home in northeast Charlotte Tuesday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Reported use of force by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department officers was down last year. A report from the CMPD's internal affairs bureau said officers used force in 369 incidents during 2017 – that’s 45 fewer times than the previous year.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol arrested a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer for drunk driving in Avery County over the weekend.

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Charlotte Mecklenburg police say the cases of two women who reported that they were drugged at nightclubs at the downtown Epicentre entertainment complex in recent weeks are still active investigations. At a press conference today, Sgt. Chris Rains did not release specifics about the cases but said the drug allegations are still being investigated.

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a report filed Wednesday by a woman who believes she was drugged at an EpiCentre nightclub in uptown Charlotte last weekend.

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Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather says his office will not seek criminal charges against a CMPD officer in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man in February.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says an officer who was arrested and charged with shoplifting has resigned from the department and that the former officer is facing additional charges for shoplifting.

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