Sunday, April 15, 2018,
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation located in the 3000 block of Timberbrook Drive in the Freedom Division. The call for service came in at 10:02 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
Freedom Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service. Upon officers' arrival, they located an adult male inside of an apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by MEDIC.
Witnesses were located on scene and have been transported to police headquarters to be interviewed by Homicide Detectives. The initial investigation has revealed that the victim was inside of an apartment along with several other individuals when the suspect shot the victim. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers arriving. The victim and suspect were known to each other.
Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Victim Services and Operations Command responded to the scene.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Dollar is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.