CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide in west Charlotte Sunday night.

CMPD responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call on Roadway Street a little before 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located 23-year-old Kenneth Bernard Edwards with an apparent gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead by Medic.

CMPD said Edwards' death marks Charlotte's 81st homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.