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Death investigation underway in north Charlotte, police say

The victim was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound, according to police.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person is dead after being shot in north Charlotte early Sunday morning, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Shortly before 3 a.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call along Neal Road near University City Boulevard.

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CMPD initially said it was investigating a homicide but later confirmed it was a death investigation.

While at the scene, police located a gathering of people and learned the victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

The victim was pronounced dead from his gunshot wounds, according to police. His identity has not been made public at this time. 

This investigation remains active.

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