Man shot and killed while driving in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are investigating a fatal drive-by shooting which occurred across from a daycare center in east Charlotte Friday afternoon.

The shooting was along the 4500 block of North Sharon Amity Road and happened around 1:24 p.m.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), the victim was driving south on Sharon Amity Road near Vernedale Road when he was shot in the head.

He managed to slow the vehicle down until it stopped on Sharon Amity Road across from Marcia's Playmate Daycare.

He was taken by MEDIC to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The shooter was in a green-colored Toyota Camry with gold rims.  There were possibly 3 or 4 people inside the suspect vehicle.

The CMPD has not released the victim's name at this time.

If you know anything about this deadly shooting, call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.