CMPD Investigating After Man Found Shot To Death In Backyard Of North Charlotte Residence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The CMPD is investigating a homicide after a man was found shot to death in the outside of a north Charlotte home Thursday night.

The call for service came at about 11:19 p.m., and CMPD officers responded to a residence on Rush Wind Drive near the intersection of Oaklawn Avenue.

Arriving officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the backyard of the home.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s identity will be released after his family has been notified.  No suspect information has been given.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective James is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.