Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an incident in northeast Charlotte that left a man dead early Saturday. 

The incident was reported shortly after 2:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Atando Avenue, near the intersection with N. Tryon Street,  in CMPD’s North Tryon Division.

When officers got there, they found a “male victim” with traumatic injuries, the department said in a media report. Medic took the victim to Atrium Main with life-threatening injuries. Hospital staff pronounced him dead upon arrival.

The CMPD report did not include the victim’s name or say what killed him.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak with a homicide detective. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or by going online at

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Founder and publisher of Qcitymetro, Glenn has worked at newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and The Charlotte Observer.

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