Police report killing near uptown Charlotte

In an initial report, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released few details of the killing, including the victim's name.

CMPD is investigating a homicide following a fatal shooting late Friday just outside of uptown Charlotte.

The authorities did not immediately release the victim’s name.

Shortly before 9:15 p.m., officers were sent to the 1500 block of N. Tryon Street to check the welfare of a person there. When the officers arrived, they found the victim dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

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

Glenn Burkins
Glenn is founder and publisher of Qcitymetro.com. He's worked at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and Charlotte Observer.

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