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Man killed in east Charlotte, homicide investigation underway

(Amanda Foster | WBTV) (Amanda Foster | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in east Charlotte Wednesday evening. 

The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 4400 block of Uppergate Lane. Police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call and, once on scene, found a man with an apparent gunshot wound lying in the front yard of a home.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No names have been released. 

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

The death marks Charlotte's 61st homicide of 2017. 

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