Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in north Charlotte that left one person dead  Monday evening.

Authorities have identified the victim as 29-year-old Ryan Devon Autry.

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 6:45 p.m. near the 6400 block of W. Sugar Creek Road. When they got there, they found Autry with a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced him dead at the scene. 

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department did not indicate what led to the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

Jonathan is a former QCity Metro reporter who covered Charlotte neighborhoods north of uptown. He also reported on education, public safety and health.

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