CMPD Responds to Third Murder in 24 Hours

By Sharon Smith, Weekend Anchor, Reporter – March 18, 2012

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A woman was in critical condition as of late Sunday night and a man was dead after police say a domestic situation turned violent.

The shooting happened Sunday evening on Sharon Pointe Road off Sharon Amity in east Charlotte. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department officers say they were called to the scene at an apartment around 8:00 pm.

Police say the man shot the woman, then turned the gun on himself. Police say the two had a relationship and that the woman was pregnant.

As of Sunday night, she was in surgery.

No names have been released.

In the other homicides, police say 17-year-old John Kempsen, Junior was shot and killed on Lone Pine Lane in east Charlotte close to midnight Saturday. Another teen was arrested and charged with his murder, while another teen was charged with assault.

In south Charlotte, a man and woman were stabbed multiple times in a car found off Nations Ford Road. The man died, the woman has very serious wounds. Police have not named any suspects in that case, or released the names of the victims.

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