CMPD Investigates Deadly Shooting In East Charlotte, Suspect Arrested

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in East Charlotte.  Investigators responded to the Give Away Arcade on Albemarle Road around 2 p.m. Friday.  They found a person lying in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim died on the scene.  Detectives say they found the suspect on the scene holding a shotgun.  He was arrested. Many people in the area say they heard the gunshots.

“We hear a couple of series of loud noises, but we assumed they were doing construction so when we came out we seen a guy in a red shirt over by the corner of the arcade basically ranting and raving,” says David Williams, Charlotte resident.

So far, police have not identified the victim or the suspect in this case.