Police investigate fatal shooting in east Charlotte

Police investigate fatal shooting in east Charlotte

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by WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 25 at 11:17 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead.

The shooting happened Monday on Northgate Trail Drive around 6:30 p.m. According to police, there were multiple shots fired in the area.

Police said when they arrived on the scene they found shell casings but no victim.  Carolinas Medical Center later called authorities after a gunshot victim arrived for treatment.

The victim, 26-year-old Tony Van Tran, died a short time later at the hospital.

Police said a second victim was physically assaulted and had minor injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

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