Juveniles arrested after teen killed, man shot at Charlotte park

The pair were arrested two weeks after the shooting.
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Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 3:55 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Arrests have been made in a shooting that killed a new dad and another man at Fred Alexander Park in Charlotte.

Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Damien Gonzales, 17, was pronounced dead and his brother, Dominic Salazar, 18, was taken to a hospital for serious injuries on Nov. 15.

Gonzales left behind a 5-month-old son.

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Police arrested two juveniles in connection with the shooting. They were charges with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and attempted murder.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Buhr is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or you can submit a tip online.