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Man found shot to death in University City area, CMPD says

Police have promised updates as new information becomes available.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says it has started a homicide investigation after a man was found dead in the northeast part of the city Wednesday.

CMPD said officers were called to a reported assault with a deadly weapon just before 11 a.m. When they arrived, police said the man was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound along University Village Boulevard, near the on-ramps to I-485. However, CMPD did not indicate exactly when they believed the man had been shot, his age, or other identifying information.

Police later identified the victim as 28-year-old Cordarrius Donquay Harris. No word on if any suspects have been identified.

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Police are asking anyone with information to call 704-432-TIPS. Anonymous tips can be sent to CrimeStoppers online or by calling 704-334-1600.


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