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Man Fatally Shot Outside South Charlotte Restaurant

A man died after being shot outside a restaurant in south Charlotte Monday night.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers found Domingo Venancio-Tapia, 41, with a gunshot wound outside Restaurante Lempira on South Boulevard around 11 p.m. while responding to a call. 

He died at the scene. No arrests have been reported. 

It’s the 44th homicide in Charlotte so far this year. There were 57 homicides in all of last year. Monday night’s shooting follows three homicides in Charlotte on Sunday.