CMPD Identifies Man Shot, Killed Near Uptown

CHARLOTTE, NC — CMPD has identified the man who was shot and killed near Uptown Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 4:38pm on West Trade Street near I-77. Police say A’mari McCaskill, 20, was found suffering from a gunshot wound and taken by Medic to CMC with life threatening injuries.

McCaskill was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators have not released any information on a suspect, but say they’re canvassing the area for possible witnesses.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.