Victim identified in northeast Charlotte homicide

Man shot and killed in University area

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is currently conducting a homicide investigation in north Charlotte, near the University area.

University City Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 8:37 p.m. on Tuesday evening on the 8900 block of Avebury Drive.

Upon arrival, the officers found a man, later identified as Kendric Washington, at an apartment complex who had an apparent gunshot wound. First responders performed CPR but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

No further information has been released at this time.

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