Man dies after being shot in front of home in north Charlotte

Man dies after being shot in front of home in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man has died after he was shot in front of a home in north Charlotte Friday afternoon.

The incident happened on Azalea Hills Drive just before 4 p.m. Charlotte police officers responded to a call for assault with a deadly weapon.

When they arrived, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound in front of a home. The man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the man, identified as 30-year-old Nathaniel Newberry, was later pronounced dead by hospital staff.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say three people were being questioned, and no additional suspects were being sought.

Tyquis Syjuan Jenkins, 27, was arrested and charged with murder. Police say he knew Newberry prior to the incident.

Jenkins
Jenkins (Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)

This is a developing story and officials did not provide any other details.

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 at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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