The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a shooting Saturday night that resulted in the death of one person.

According to a statement from the department, shortly after 9:00 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 5800 block of Old Providence Road. 

When officers got there, they discovered a victim with a gunshot wound, police said. Medic transported the victim to the hospital, where they were pronounced deceased, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or

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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