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Man Fatally Shot At University Area Motel

A man was shot to death in the University City area Saturday night. According to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service at the Extended Stay America on East McCullough Drive around 6 p.m. 

When officers arrived, they found Churchill Randolph Zoker, 32, with gunshot wounds and transported him to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Zoker was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police have not yet released possible suspects or motives.

This is the 27th homicide in Charlotte in 2018.