Homicide Investigation in the Steele Creek Division


Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, January 29, 2023) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1300 block of Choyce Avenue in the Steele Creek Division.


On Sunday, January 29, 2023, Steele Creek Division officers responded to reports of a body being found near the 1300 block of Choyce Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a victim with a gunshot wound. Victim was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.


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, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Medic and the Charlotte Fire Department 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 C. Sinnott 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: 20230129-1401-00.