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CMPD investigating homicide on South Tryon Street

It happened Tuesday night near the intersection of South Tryon Street and Clanton Road.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide near South End Charlotte. It happened Tuesday night near the intersection of South Tryon Street and Clanton Road. 

Police responded to the scene around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday after reports of an assault with a deadly weapon. When they arrived, officers found 46-year-old Richard Marshall Jr., who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. 

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This marks the 96th homicide investigated by CMPD this year. 

Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to contact CMPD at 704-432-TIPS and speak to a homicide unit detective or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/ to leave information anonymously. 

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