1 shot, killed during attempted robbery in Charlotte

1 shot, killed during attempted robbery in Charlotte

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 6:17 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 31 at 8:36 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting in northwest Charlotte.

Police said 32-year-old Miguel Garcia Sanchez was killed during a shooting at the intersection of West Sugar Creek Road and Reagan Drive during an attempted robbery.

Police said that Sanchez and a friend were sitting in their vehicle when they were approached by a suspect who produced a handgun and attempted to rob them. During the course of the attempted robbery, the suspect shot the Sanchez and fled the scene.

Sanchez was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Police had the intersection closed for a few hours while they investigated the scene. An arrest has not been made in the shooting, according to police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective B. Fitch is the lead detective assigned to the case.

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