Charlotte recorded its first homicide of 2017 early Monday when a man was shot in southeast Charlotte and died at Carolinas Medical Center.

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

The shooting was reported at 12:05 a.m. in the 6500 block of Monroe Road inthe Independence Division. Police released no details of the shooting but said the shooter and victim likely knew one another.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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