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Officer's 14-year-old son dies in the hospital after found shot in the head

Anthony Frazier.

Anthony Frazier.  (Fox 46)

A 14-year-old boy found shot in the head in a vehicle Monday night has died of his injuries, Fox 46 Charlotte reported.

The death of Anthony Frazier, the son of a North Carolina police officer who succumbed to his injuries Tuesday afternoon at Carolinas Medical Center, is being investigated by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Frazier's father is Kannapolis Police Officer Daniel Frazier, according to the Kannapolis Police Chief.

The call for service came in around 10:18 p.m. January 2 in the 2200 block of Finchley.

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Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 900 block of Eastway Drive. When officers arrived, they found Frazier with an apparent gunshot wound.

After investigating officers determined Frazier was shot while in a vehicle in the 2200 block of Finchley Drive and drove to the 900 block of Eastway Drive for help.

One neighbor who didn't want his name or face shown told FOX 46 Charlotte that police said they believe the shooting started as a robbery.

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"They just said, they thought it might have been a robbery when the people came home and then I guess they shot at him and they told me this morning that the little boy got shot in the head," Finchley Drive Neighbor said.

Police describe the suspects as two black males in their early 20’s to early 30's. One of the suspects was wearing a gray hoodie and had a thin build. The second suspect was wearing a dark colored hoodie and also had a thin build. One of them may have worn his hair in short twists. The suspects may also frequent the Shamrock Drive and Eastway Drive corridors.

For more on this story, visit Fox46Charlotte.com.