CMPD Investigating Third Homicide In Less Than 12 Hours After Fatal Northwest Charlotte Shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are investigating the city’s third homicide within 12 hours after one person was fatally shot in northwest Charlotte Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a shooting call around 4 a.m. to Clydesdale Terrace nearby Tuckaseegee Road.

Police say they arrived to find a person with a gunshot wound near the roadway. The victim, identified as 41-year-old Emanuel Taylor, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

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