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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A homicide investigation is underway after police found a man lying in the roadway shot to death.

Around 4:30 Sunday morning, police were called to the 4300 block of Major Street near Tuckaseegee Park, where they found a man in the roadway who suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Rashad Porter. NBC Charlotte spoke with Porter's mother, who is begging for any witnesses to come forward to police.

Police tell NBCCharlotte Porter had one son.

If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.

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