The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred Monday in west Charlotte.

According to a statement by CMPD, at approximately 7:16 pm, officers responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon at the 3100 block of Avalon Avenue.

When officers got there, they located an adult male suffering from a gun-shot wound. Medic transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A person of interest was contacted and is being interviewed by detectives.

Detectives are not looking for any additional suspects at this time.

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

Jalon is a general assignment reporter for QCity Metro. He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and an avid sports fan. (

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