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Top Charlotte news: Mayhem, death at Juneteenth/Father's Day party; arrest made in homicide; more

Top Charlotte news: Mayhem, death at Juneteenth/Father's Day party; arrest made in homicide; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

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9 shot, 2 dead, 5 hit by vehicles during Charlotte Juneteenth/Father’s Day party, police say

A Juneteenth celebration in Charlotte on Sunday night turned deadly when gunshots rang out at the event in the early hours of Monday. The celebration, which began on Friday as a Juneteenth block party and continued Sunday night, came to an abrupt halt when multiple people were shot and others were then run over by vehicles. Hundreds of people were in attendance, officials said.

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Arrest made in southeast Charlotte homicide

Police said the victim was pronounced dead in the 5300 block of Montague Street in southeast Charlotte.

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Charlotte Uprising holds 'speak-out' on steps of Mecklenburg County District Attorney's office

To date, the group says they've fed and given rides to more than 100 people who've just been released from the jail, many of whom are protestors.

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Charlotte 23-year old recovers from COVID-19, has message for others

Both North and South Carolina are continuing to report increases in coronavirus cases among young people. South Carolina is reporting nearly one in five confirmed cases are in the 21-30 age group. 

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