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CMPD investigating after fatal shooting

According to Medic, one person was pronounced dead on the scene.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was killed in a shooting in east Charlotte Sunday evening, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said. 

According to CMPD, officers were called to a reported shooting near the 5200 block of Sharon Amity Road around 8 p.m. Sunday. Medic confirmed when they arrived on the scene the victim, identified as 25-year-old Jonathan McCorkle, was pronounced dead. 

CMPD confirmed McCorckle's death is being investigated as a homicide. No further information was provided by investigators. 

Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact 704-432-TIPS and speak to a homicide unit detective or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 to leave a tip anonymously. 

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