Police: Man dies inside Charlotte convenience store after assaul - | WBTV Charlotte

Police: Man dies inside Charlotte convenience store after assault

Robert Ray Myers - victim Robert Ray Myers - victim

Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a Charlotte convenience store after an apparent assault early Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported at 7:01 a.m. when police officers responded to 1501 N. Tryon Street in reference to an assault call, according to a news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

This location is a Shell convenience station, WBTV has learned.

Officers found a man inside who had been assaulted and was bleeding.

Robert Ray Myers, 48, died at the scene as a result of his injuries, according to the release.

The investigation is ongoing and the man has not been identified.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Intelligence unit and the Vice and Gang Unit responded to the scene. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Rainwater is the lead detective assigned to this case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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