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Shooting At Charlotte Bar Is City's 47th Homicide This Year

Police in Charlotte are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night on the city's northwest side.  It's the 47th homicide in Charlotte so far this year, compared to 23 killings as this time last year. 

CMPD says officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 10:30 p.m. at the Tropical Bar, Restaurant and Game Room at 4709 Tuckaseegee Road.  Inside the business, police found an adult male who'd been shot. 

The victim, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the hospital.  Police also did not name a suspect. CMPD says its initial investigation indicates that the victim and suspect knew each other.  


WFAE has been tracking homicides through our interactive timeline of victims