Police Investigating Homicide In East Charlotte
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in east Charlotte after a man was found shot and killed Friday morning.
Police responded to a call for service at 7:34 a.m. in the 5000 block of Idlewild Road North near Albemarle Road Park. CMPD officers who responded to the call found a man on a path with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene by MEDIC.
Police later identified the victim as 21-year-old Shakier Henderson.
No other information was released.
This is Charlotte’s third homicide of the new year.