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Homicide investigation underway in south Charlotte, police say

Officers said they found a male victim who had been shot just before 11 p.m. Saturday along Southern Loop Boulevard.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Officers are investigating a shooting that left one person dead in south Charlotte Saturday night, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Officers said they found Edy Alvarado, 46, who had been shot while they were answering a deadly weapon call just before 11 p.m. along Southern Loop Boulevard.

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Alvarado was pronounced dead at the scene by MEDIC, police said. 

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective.

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