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CMPD: Male shot dead in apparent S. Charlotte robbery

Police got a call at 4:44 a.m. about a robbery in the 6600 block of Fishers Farm Lane, just north of Interstate 485.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the city’s second homicide this week – a Thursday morning shooting in south Charlotte that left a man dead.

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

Police got a call at 4:44 a.m. about a robbery in the 6600 block of Fishers Farm Lane, just north of Interstate 485. When officers arrived, they found a male inside an apartment with a gunshot would. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

CMPD offered few details about the killing, including information about a potential suspect, or whether the shooter and victim knew one another.

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


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