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CMPD Investigating Fatal Shooting Of Man In North Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a homicide that took place in the Beatties Ford area of north Charlotte Monday afternoon.

According to a police statement, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service a little before 3 p.m. Police found a man with an apparent gunshot wound upon arrival. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

Police said they believe an argument began between the victim and a known suspect which led to the fatal shooting.

This is the 18th homicide in Charlotte this year.

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Jessa O’Connor was an assistant digital news editor and Sunday reporter for WFAE.