Man found shot, killed east Charlotte apartment complex identified

Man found shot, killed east Charlotte apartment complex identified
A death investigation got underway near the Vista Villa Apartments in east Charlotte Monday morning.

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man found dead with a gunshot wound in a car in east Charlotte Monday morning has been identified by police as 22-year-old Hinyse Bittle.

Police say the investigation got underway around 8:20 a.m. off the Plaza near Barrington Drive after officers responded to the area for an assault with a deadly weapon call.

Police appeared to be focused around a car outside the Vista Villa Apartments.

Officer say the man was found with a gunshot wound an pronounced dead on scene by Medic.

Police say the case is being investigated as a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is asked to call homicide detectives at 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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