Elijah Riggan, 16, was shot and killed on May 21, 2021 on South Tryon Street Charlotte, NC.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at gas station on South Tryon Street. When they arrived, officers located Elijah with an apparent gunshot wound. 

Elijah was pronounced deceased on the scene by emergency medics. This was not a random act of violence, however no suspect has been arrested. 

OTHER TEENAGE HOMICIDES 

Khalil Sifford, 16, was shot in the head at a party in 2021.

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