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Person fatally shot along South Tryon Street, CMPD reports

The investigation has just begun, and police are asking for information that could help.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A person is dead after the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said shots rang out Tuesday afternoon.

CMPD said they responded to South Tryon Street near Yancey Road around 12:30 p.m. after gunshots were reported. Officer arrived and said they found a victim at the scene with a gunshot wound. The person, who remains unnamed as of writing, was declared dead by Medic.

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The investigation is in its early stages, but CMPD is asking the public for any information that could help. Tips can be shared with the department directly by calling 704-432-TIPS to speak with a detective in the homicide unit. Anonymous tips can also be shared online with Crime Stoppers or by calling 704-334-1600.

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