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1 dead in northeast Charlotte shooting, CMPD confirms

One person was found dead after being shot along Sawyers Mill Road in northeast Charlotte Tuesday afternoon, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was killed in a shooting in northeast Charlotte Tuesday afternoon, Medic said. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to a reported shooting in the 600 block of Sawyers Mill Road, near the Belmont at Tryon apartment complex off North Tryon Street, shortly before 3:30 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic. 

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CMPD hasn't released any information about this shooting at this time other than saying the case is being investigated as a homicide. The victim hasn't been identified. No arrests have been announced in the case. 

Any person with information about this incident is asked to call CMPD's Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Witnesses may also call 704-432-TIPS to speak directly with homicide detectives. 

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