Video: Surveillance camera captures shooting that killed 3-year-old boy in northwest Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Surveillance video captured the moment suspects fired more than 80 rounds at a home in northwest Charlotte, striking a three-year-old boy in the head.

In a video shared with FOX 46 Charlotte, several vehicles can be scene stopping in front of a home on Richard Rozzelle Drive. A person exits one of the vehicles and fires multiple shots.

Police officers responded to the shooting around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

3-year-old shot, killed after 80+ rounds fired at northwest Charlotte home

Officers said a child under the age of 5-years-old was found with a gunshot wound. Family members identified the child as three-year-old Asiah Fiquero. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said more than 80 rounds were fired at the home.

Asiah’s great grandmother, Susie Whitley, told FOX 46 Charlotte that one of those rounds struck the boy in the head.

CMPD said the investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department at 704-432-TIPS to speak with a detective or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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