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.