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Man killed in southwest Charlotte shooting

This is Charlotte's 71st homicide this year.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are currently on the scene of a homicide investigation in southwest Charlotte.

Police responded to an assault with deadly weapon call for service just before 11 a.m. in the 7000 block of S Tryon Street near the Soho Market Saturday. When officers arrived, they located a man in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. 

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene by Medic. Police identified the victim as 22-year-old Solomon Fleming Jr. His family has been notified of his death.

According to police, an altercation lead to the shooting and believe the suspect and victim knew each other.

Police do not have a suspect in custody. This is Charlotte's 71st homicide this year.

For more information stick with WCNC for the latest as more details become available. 


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