Man killed near uptown Charlotte

Man killed near uptown Charlotte

Man killed near uptown Charlotte

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 1 at 1:13 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man has been shot near uptown Charlotte.

Paramedics say it happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Whisnant Street.

Officers arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The man has not yet been identified.

Investigators say it appears the victim and suspects knew each other. No one has been arrested.

Officials placed Walter G. Byers Elementary on lockdown around 2:45 p.m. The year-round school is in intercession. Only some students were on campus at the time. The school lifted the lockdown around 3:15.

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