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Man shot to death near Charlotte school

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -

Charlotte police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a man near an elementary school.

Police were called to a neighborhood around 2:30 p.m. Monday near Walter G. Byers Elementary School.

They found 20-year-old Alquez Lee Thompson lying in the yard of a home. Thompson died at short time later at a hospital.

Police locked down the school for about 30 minutes while they investigated the shooting.

Investigators say it appears that Thompson knew the person who shot him.

No arrests have been reported.

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