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1 person dead after fatal shooting in southwest Charlotte, police say

It happened on Quercus Cove Court on Friday.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in southwest Charlotte. One person has died.

It happened Friday in the 5900 block of Quercus Cove Court, which is near Sycamore at Tyvola apartments and Elevation Church.

According to a news release from CMPD, they were called to the scene just after 5 p.m. for an assault with a deadly weapon. They arrived to find a man with an apparent gunshot wound, and Medic pronounced him dead on the scene.

As of writing, the man's name has not been revealed.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact CMPD and speak to a detective with the homicide unit at 704-432-TIPS. Anonymous Crime Stoppers tips can be left online or by calling 704-334-1600.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Stick with WCNC Charlotte for the latest as more information becomes available. For the latest breaking news, weather and traffic alerts, download the WCNC Charlotte mobile app.

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