Man shot, killed in east Charlotte, homicide investigation underway

Person shot, killed in east Charlotte, homicide investigation underway

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A homicide investigation is underway after a man was killed in a shooting in east Charlotte Friday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Lawyers Road.

Officers say when they arrived on the scene, they found a man in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound.

Medic took the man to the hospital where he was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

Homicide Detectives were currently canvassing the area Friday night to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident.

This was the second homicide police investigated in the same night as a woman was shot and killed in north Charlotte Friday.

There’s no word on what happened in the shooting. The victim was later identified as Christopher Jamil Moore, 22.

This is an ongoing, active investigation and no further information was released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

This is a developing story and no further information was released.

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