Female killed, north Charlotte school temporarily locked down
Spring Street is located directly behind Walter G. Byers School.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A female was shot and killed inside a home in north Charlotte, which prompted a temporary lockdown at a nearby school.
Police said the homicide investigation was on Spring Street Wednesday afternoon, directly behind Walter G. Byers School.
Officers arrived at the apartment and found a female shot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Walter G. Byers is on lockdown due to police activity.
Police said they had reasons to believe a suspect was still inside the apartment, but it was later determined that the suspected shooter took off.
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.
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