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CMPD investigating fatal shooting in west Charlotte

One person died at the scene, Medic said, and another was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating after a fatal shooting Monday afternoon. CMPD says it's being investigated as a homicide.

It happened in the 2700 block of Tuckaseegee Road.

Officers arrived to the scene shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found a male with a gunshot wound inside one of the businesses in the area. Police say he died at the scene. A second victim was inside the business with a gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Homicide Unit detectives and Crime Scene Search both responded to the scene for the investigation, in addition to several other first responders.

At this time, the identity of the individual that died has not been released. 

CMPD has not provided any suspect information at this time. 

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. 

WCNC Charlotte is working to learn more information about this investigation. Stick with WCNC Charlotte for the latest.

Shortly after, around 6 p.m., CMPD officers responded to a call for shooting into an occupied dwelling in the 3900 block of Barlowe Road. 

While responding, a person with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound arrived at an urgent care facility in the 4100 block of Tuckaseegree Rd. Detectives believe this victim got their wound from the shooting call on Barlowe Road, but detectives are still working to confirm this. 

At this time, it's not believed that the two incidents were connected.


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