Once again Charlotte's "Famed" Epicenter is the scene of mayhem and death.
Sources tell CP that around 2:30 am CMPD Officers responded to a call regarding a disturbance and possible armed robbery in progress.
During their response the Officers encountered two suspects firing guns at each other with at least one of the suspects already hit by a bullet or shrapnel. CMPD Officers ordered the suspects to drop their weapons and when the one suspect did not comply Officers fired hitting the suspect who fell motionless to the pavement.
33 year old Old Teron McCoy DOB 05/01/1986 was later declared deceased.
It is unclear if the second victim was shot by the decesed suspect or injured some other way. Witnesses say the suspect turned and fired at the officers while fleeing the scene.At least a 10 shots were fired but witnesses say they heard more than a dozen shots in rapid succession.
According to one news report there were dozens of yellow markers on the street including one for a weapon.
CP Update: CMPD has Officer Kevin Lovell and Officer Shane Matthews were both working uniformed secondary employment when they responded to a shooting or disturbance in progress. Neither Officer Lovell nor Officer Matthews were injured.