Police Investigate 4th of July Homicide
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man shot near a north Charlotte bus stop has died. According to authorities, they were called to Norris Avenue around 10 a.m. in response to an assault with a deadly weapon. When they arrived on scene they found 31-year-old Raymelle Smith suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center where he later died.
Detectives tell WCCB the shooting suspect was last seen driving a black scooter headed towards Statesville Avenue off of Norris Avenue.
Detectives say the victim and suspect knew each other and that this was not a random act of violence.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704.432.TIPS .