Man killed in west Charlotte identified, homicide investigation underway

Victim identified in west Charlotte homicide

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

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

Police say 48-year-old Richard William Carter Jr was pronounced dead.

There’s no word on what happened in the incident or how many people were involved.

Police did not provide any information on arrests or possible suspects.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

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

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