2 N.C. officers fatally shot
By KYTJA WEIR
The Charlotte Observer
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty late Saturday when they responded to a call at an east Charlotte apartment complex.
A police officer searches the area where two Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers were killed in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Officer Sean Clark and Officer Jeffrey Shelton both died at Carolinas Medical Center early today. They were the first Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers fatally shot in the line of duty in more than a decade.
The two North Tryon division officers were called out to handle a reported disturbance at 10:26 p.m. at the Timber Ridge Apartments near Milton Road, police said.
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