CMPD investigates homicide in south Charlotte

CMPD investigates homicide in south Charlotte
CMPD investigates Charlotte's 91st homicide in 2019. (Source: Jacob Boone)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide in South Charlotte.

Police say the deadly shooting happened on Riverbirch Drive at about 6:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Riverbirch Drive is off of Sharon Road W. Investigators appeared to be collecting evidence on the property of River Birch Apartments.

Police that 20-year-old Shandin Sanchez was found in the road with a gunshot wound near an apartment complex early. She was pronounced dead on scene.

This marks the 91st homicide in the City of Charlotte this year. It’s the most homicides the city has had since 1993 when there were 122 homicides.

This is an active investigation. No word on suspects at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident should call Crimestoppers at 704-334-1600.

More updates to follow.

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