Sunday, December 11, 2011
Another Sunday Murder In Charlotte
CMPD is reporting the murder of an unnamed young black male. Officers in the department's North Division responded to a 911 call around 2:30. Officers located the victim apparently shot on Commercial Avenue. CMPD reports that the victim and the suspect are known to each other. The name of the victim will be released as soon as CMPD completes the family notification process.
From the Charlotte Observer:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a man was fatally shot today as he was attending a motorcycle club meeting near Eastway Drive and The Plaza.
Police have not yet released the name of the victim pending notification of his family. But police say they believe the victim and suspect knew each other.
The shooting occurred in the 1100 block of Commercial Avenue before 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Police said they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to a news release, the victim was in a motorcycle club meeting when the suspect entered the building firing his weapon at the victim, striking the man.