CMPD conducting homicide investigation after 30-year-old shot

Tuesday morning marked the 31st homicide of 2017 as CMPD officials began investigating the shooting of a 30-year-old.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Detectives began conducting a homicide investigation Tuesday morning after a 30-year-old died from what CMPD says is a gunshot wound.

Police were called to the 2900 block of Botany Street in North Charlotte around 2:10 a.m. Tuesday.

Upon arrival, officers say they found Keith Lawrence Ross inside the residence with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased by Medic shortly after officers arrival.

"Indications are [Ross] was shot outside the residence, we do not have any suspects in custody at this point," an officer told NBC Charlotte.

This marks Charlotte's 31st homicide in 2017.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS/

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