Steele Creek shooting leaves one dead

Police are still investigating what led up to the fatal event.
Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department heard shots fired near the apartments around 3:30 a.m.
Published: Mar. 5, 2022 at 8:58 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person is dead after a shooting Saturday morning at Horizons at Steele Creek apartments in Charlotte.

Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department heard shots fired near the apartments, located off Hillgrove Lane in the Steel Creek Division, around 3:30 a.m. There, they found a man with life-threatening injuries and several casings.

CMPD are investigating a deadly shooting at Horizons at Steele Creek apartments.
CMPD are investigating a deadly shooting at Horizons at Steele Creek apartments.(Tyrae Newman/WBTV)

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.

The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimestoppers.com.

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