CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police are conducting a murder investigation after officers found a man dead in a west Charlotte road Sunday night.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said an officer was conducting routine patrol of the area when he discovered a man laying in the 8900 block of Old Dowd Road suffering from apparent trauma.
The officer immediately called for Medic to respond to the scene. The victim was pronounced dead on scene a short time later by Medic.
Police have not released the victim's name.
Detectives with the homicide unit are canvassing the area to determine whether there are additional witnesses to this incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.