Monday, September 16, 2019
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 2500 block of Rachel Street in the Metro Division. The call for service came in at 12:41 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019.
Metro Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service. Upon arrival, officers located a male in the driveway of a home with gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. His name will be released once his family has been notified.
Homicide Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident.
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, Medic, CFD, Victim Services, RTCC 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 Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this incident please refer to report numbers 20190916-0041-04.