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Homicide investigation underway in west Charlotte

Officers responded to Pressley Road near the Pressley Road Neighborhood Park after receiving word about an assault with a deadly weapon.
Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 6:32 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide that took place just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near a west Charlotte park.

Officers responded to Pressley Road near the Pressley Road Neighborhood Park after receiving word about an assault with a deadly weapon. When they arrived on scene, they found a man, later identified as Michael Camp, had been shot.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, but died of his injuries a short time later.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. 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 leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimestoppers.com.

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