Man killed inside east Charlotte business

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are conducting a homicide investigation in east Charlotte Tuesday night.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are conducting a homicide investigation in east Charlotte Tuesday night after a man was shot and killed inside a business.

Officers responded to a call around 11:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of Amity Court. When they arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.  Medic pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The victim was inside his office with a female when a male suspect walked in and confronted them.  The suspect fled the scene.  K-9 attempted to search for the suspect but was unsuccessful.

Officials have not released the victim's identity. The person's death marks Charlotte's 75th homicide of 2017.

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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