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Woman Found Shot To Death In North Charlotte

Updated 9:58 a.m.
A woman was found shot to death early Tuesday along the side of Tom Hunter Road in north Charlotte.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department identified the woman as 31-year-old Therrisha Steward.

Police were called to the area near the intersection of West Sugar Creek Road and I-85 at 1:35 a.m. The woman was found on the side of the road with  a gunshot wound. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

CMPD says detectives are searching the area and seeking witnesses.

David Boraks is a veteran journalist who covers climate change for WFAE. See more at www.wfae.org/climate-news. He also has covered housing and homelessness, energy and the environment, transportation and business.