On Tuesday, October 4, 2022, shortly after 11:00 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at the Fox & Hound restaurant in the 9300 block of Center Lake Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound. Medic responded and transported the victim to Atrium Main with life-threatening injuries. The victim was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. The initial investigation revealed that a physical altercation took place inside the restaurant before the shooting occurred outside.
Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives from CMPD's Operations Command, Victim Services, Charlotte Fire and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team also assisted.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Dudley is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20221004-2306-05.