CMPD investigating deadly shooting in east Charlotte

The incident happened in the 4500 block of Sharon Chase Drive.
Police are investigating a homicide in east Charlotte on Thursday night.
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 9:20 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) is investigating a deadly shooting in east Charlotte on Thursday night.

The shooting happened in the 4500 block of Sharon Chase Drive shortly before 8 p.m.

Once arriving at the scene, officers found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Atrium Main where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was identified as 33-year-old Omar Williams.

This incident is the third homicide in the city in the past 36 hours. On Wednesday, a person was killed in northwest Charlotte and another in northeast Charlotte.

On Friday, July 22, one person was killed and another injured at a location less than a mile away from the Sharon Chase Drive incident.

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 by visiting their website.

This is a developing situation and more information will be added as it becomes available.

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