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One person dead near Steele Creek, CMPD investigating incident as a homicide

A 29-year-old man was shot and killed in southwest Charlotte Sunday, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person is dead after an incident near the 1300 block of Deep Rock Circle, said CMPD. 

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Around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday officers responded to Deep Rock Circle after reports of a person being shot. When officers arrived, they found Eric Brandon Howell, 29, who had been shot. Howell was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

On Thursday, CMPD announced that the homicide unit and Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office have decided not to charge anyone in the case. 

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