North Tryon Division - Homicide in the 5500 block of Ilford Street

3/23/2020

Charlotte, N.C. - (Monday, March 23, 2020) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 5500 block of Ilford Street in the North Tryon Division.  The call for service came in at 11:04 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2020. 

North Tryon Division patrol officers responded to a discharging a firearm call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located two houses and three parked/unoccupied vehicles that had been shot into.  No one was found to be shot or injured at the scene.  A short time later, at 11:16 p.m., the adult male victim was driven by acquaintances to Atrium Health's Medical Center - University, with a life-threatening gunshot wound.  He was then transported by MEDIC to Atrium - Main where he succumbed to his injuries around 2:30 a.m.  The victim has been identified as Tyree McIntyre, DOB: 08/02/1999.  The initial investigation has indicated that the victim was standing outside of a residence on Ilford Street when he was shot by the unknown suspect(s).

Homicide detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine if 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.   

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 James 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 20200322-2304-05.

  

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