Detectives Investigate Homicide After Gunshot Victim Turns Up At Pineville Hospital

PINEVILLE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives are investigating a homicide after a gunshot victim arrived at a hospital in Pineville, N.C. on Thursday.

Officers say they responded to the hospital shortly before 2:30 p.m. to find a man with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Derrick Dion Barber, was taken from Pineville Hospital to Atrium Main by medic where he has since died, according to a news release.

Police say at this time they are unsure where the shooting occurred.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

Police ask anyone with more information to call 704-432-TIPS to speak directly with a Homicide Unit detective or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.