Man shot to death in east Charlotte last week identified

Man shot to death in east Charlotte last week identified

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man shot and killed in east Charlotte last week has been identified by police as 31-year-old Alvara Lisandro Morales.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday in the 4400 block of Uppergate Lane. Police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call and, once on scene, found Morales with lying in the front yard of a home with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say Morales was visiting people at the home when he was fatally shot.

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

Morales' family has been notified of his death. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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

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