CONCORD, N.C. -- Police were investigating the first homicide of the year in Concord early Thursday morning.
Investigators said it happened just before 5:00 a.m. at 228 Academy Avenue.
Reference to shooting investigation: Academy Avenue between Kerr Street and Ann Street is closed at this time. Media staging area is at Kerr Street and Academy Avenue. /kee pic.twitter.com/KQKVkXnkYc— Concord PD (@ConcordNCPolice) November 16, 2017
Officers told NBC Charlotte they found a man in the backyard of a home with multiple gunshot wounds. 27-year-old Sergio Culbertson was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center Northeast where he later died.
Detectives believed the suspect and victim knew each other, but no arrests had been made as of 9:15 a.m.