CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One man died after being rushed to hospital following a shooting at an apartment complex in southeast Charlotte Wednesday evening.
The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. at an apartment complex on Calibre Crossing Drive, off of Causeway Drive just off Independence Boulevard.
Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service, and when they arrived they located a man in the parking lot of the apartment complex who had been shot.
The man was taken by MEDIC to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead by hospital staff.
The man has been identified as 27-year-old Quandarro McCleary.
Detectives say the initial investigation has revealed that this incident started when McCleary and another man were involved in a verbal altercation in the apartment complex parking lot.
The argument escalated and McCleary was shot.
Officials say McCleary was at the scene, while the suspect drove to another location on Margaret Wallace Road where he called 911.
This man is currently being interviewed by homicide detectives, and if he is charged with a crime, his name will be released.
CMPD said they are investigating the case as a homicide.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
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 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.