CMPD has recovered a bullet slug that investigators believe was fired by a 28-year old man who was killed this week by Charlotte-Mecklenburg undercover officer.

Josue Javier Diaz died Thursday when the officer shot him following a minor traffic collision that involved Diaz and the officer. According to CMPD, Diaz did not immediately stop after the collision but later got out of his car armed with a handgun.

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CMPD has declined to name the officer because of the undercover nature of his work. Police said both men are of Hispanic descent.

In a statement sent to local media on Friday, CMPD said a weapon recovered at the scene was a .22 caliber revolver. In addition, the department said, homicide detectives located a bullet hole and projectile in the undercover detective’s car.

“The .22 caliber revolver was test fired and found to be in good operating condition,” a CMPD spokeswoman said in the statement. “The projectile recovered from the undercover detective’s vehicle was determined to be a .22 caliber round.”

The latest officer-involved shooting comes just months after Charlotte was roiled by a week of protests and riots following the September shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old African American who also was killed by a CMPD officer.

On Thursday and Friday, a small group of protesters from the city’s Latino community gathered near the shooting scene on Albemarle Road to protest the killing.

Founder and publisher of Qcitymetro, Glenn has worked at newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and The Charlotte Observer.