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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two men arguing on a street in North Carolina shot and killed each other.

Local news media outlets report the deadly shooting happened about 2 p.m. Thursday in an eastern part of Charlotte that has seen an increase in violence in the past few months.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police identified one of the victims as 21-year-old Daquan Alston. He died at the scene. The other man died at a hospital. His name has not yet been released.

Police say the two men knew each other but were not related. Lt. Jeff Harless says an escalating argument ended with the men shooting at each other.