UPDATE: Authorities identified the victim as Julius Frazier, 26. Detectives interviewed the shooter and declined to press charges. The Mecklenburg district attorney will review that decision
CMPD is investigating the city’s second homicide this weekend — a shooting in north Charlotte that claimed one life.
The shooting was reported Saturday at 1:47 p.m. in the 5200 block of Henderson Circle. The call was in reference to a robbery from person/assault with a deadly weapon.
When officers got there, they located a male, sitting in a parked car, with an apparent gunshot wound. Medic pronounced him dead at the scene. CMPD made no mention of an arrest or suspect.
SouthEnd shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured
UPDATE: Authorities identified the victim as Jervon Sloan, 30. Detectives interviewed the shooter and declined to press charges. The Mecklenburg district attorney will review that decision
A man was killed and another injured in a late-night shooting in SouthEnd, one of Charlotte’s most popular entertainment districts.
Police withheld the victims’ names pending notification of family members.
The shooting was reported shortly after 2 a.m. in the 100 block of W. Summit Avenue. When police got there, they found a man lying in the street on Summit Avenue at the intersection with S. Tryon Street. Medic pronounced him dead at the scene.
A short time later, a second male showed up at Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center with a gunshot wound described as not life threatening. Police said both men were shot during the same incident.
Authorities made no mention of a suspect of motive for the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.