MAN KILLED OVER DRUG DISPUTE, 3RD MURDER IN CHARLOTTE THIS WEEKEND
19--year-old Tunji Smith (Seen here) was killed after being shot on Saratoga Drive in the evening of Sunday, September 23, 2018. Tunji was not shy on social media about his desire for illegal drugs.
The shooting was the result of a drug dispute, although few details have been released.
Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call. Upon arrival, officers located Tunji with an apparent gunshot wound. Medic pronounced Tunji deceased on scene.
There are currently no suspects.
This is the third homicide this weekend in Charlotte:
The first involved a crack head killing a woman over $5.00
The second involved a man being killed in a lounge parking lot.