Police Investigate 4th of July Homicide


by WCCB Charlotte

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 .


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