Victim identified in deadly southeast Charlotte shooting

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police says a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in southeast Charlotte Saturday morning.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police says a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in southeast Charlotte Saturday morning.

CMPD responded to a call of a shooting around 11 a.m. in the 3100 block of Grierton Court.

Upon arrival, officers found a man outside with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to CMC for injuries that are believed to be not life-threatening.

A second male victim, identified as 22-year-old Washington Ryles, was found outside on the front porch of an apartment. Ryles was pronounced dead by Medic.

 

 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.

Ryles's death marks the 58th homicide to take place in Charlotte in 2017. 

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