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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating its 100th homicide after responding to a shots fired call in the block of 8640 University City Boulevard. 

19-year-old Nathaniel Lee Isenhour walked into the University-Atrium Hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds shortly after the shooting. Isenhour was transferred from the University Hospital to Carolina Medical Center-Main where he passed away the morning of Nov. 26, according to city officials

Nathaniel Lee Isenhour is not listed as an enrolled student at UNC Charlotte. He is the son of of deputy Marshall Isenhour with the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office. 

The fatal shooting was the 100th homicide in Charlotte this year; 2018 totaled 57. 2019 is the City of Charlotte’s deadliest year since 1993. Since 2009, Charlotte has averaged about 62 homicides a year. 

The shooting took place at 8640 University City Boulevard, the location of a shopping center directly across from UNC Charlotte’s South Village and near off-campus student housing. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective C. Sinnott is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website

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