Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Monday in the 2100 block of Archdale Drive.

CMPD got a call at 4:38 a.m. about an assault with a deadly weapon. When officers arrived, they found a man with apparent stab wounds. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Carolinas Medical Center.

Authorities withheld the victim’s name pending notification of family members.

Detectives were canvassing the area looking for potential witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600, or visit the Crime Stoppers website at

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