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Homicide investigation in the Hickory Grove division

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Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred in the 8500 block of Filbert Lane in the Hickory Grove Division.

The call for service came in Saturday morning.

Hickory Grove division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call and located a male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, Adam Shawn Santiago, was pronounced deceased on scene.

Detectives determined that an altercation occurred between Santiago and a known suspect. The suspect then shot the victim in the 8500 block of Filbert Lane and went inside of a nearby residence. Officers on scene located the suspect and transported him voluntarily to police headquarters to be interviewed by detectives.

Physical evidence was transported from the scene.

The suspect was interviewed by detectives and is not being charged at this time.  This investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

WBTV will keep you updated as we learn more information.



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