Police: One Person Fatally Shot In West Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A person was shot and killed in west Charlotte Thursday night, sparking a homicide investigation, according to police.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives responded to Markland Drive, off of Old Steele Creek Road, around 10:40 p.m. in response to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as 29-year-old Brandon Adams-Jones, was pronounced dead at the 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 http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.