CMPD Investigating City’s 100th Homicide Of 2020 After Fatal Northeast Charlotte Shooting

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating the city’s 100th homicide of 2020 after one person was shot and killed in northeast Charlotte Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. at a Princess Street home off of North Graham Street.

Police responded to reports of assault with a deadly weapon and located a victim with a gunshot wound inside of the home. The victim, identified as 41-year-old Abel William Harris, was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.

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