Man Found In NW Charlotte Roadway, Died From Gunshot Wound

Crime scene tapeCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for a person who shot and killed a man in northwest Charlotte overnight Thursday.

Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound lying in the roadway near a car that had been involved in an accident on Tillman Road near Interstate 85 around 1 a.m.

The victim, who detectives believe may have been a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police have not released the identity of the victim or said what led to the shooting, but they did say they don’t believe the incident to be a random act of violence.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

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