A 22-year-old man was fatally shot after a fight began early Sunday at an Independence Boulevard club in east Charlotte.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police responded to the club, located in the 5300 block of East Independence Boulevard, around 2:05 a.m. to an assault with a deadly weapon call with injuries in the parking lot of the club Skandalo’s.
When they arrived, they found Alejandro Sebastian Alvarez, 22, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Alvarez was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.
Police believe that some type of altercation happened in the parking lot between several people, which led to the shooting.
Detectives are looking for a dark-colored Honda vehicle in connection to the shooting.
Crime Scene Search responded to collect evidence at the scene. Representatives with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, Real Time Crime Center, Mecklenburg County ABC Unit and the Vice and Gang Unit also responded.
The investigation is in its early stages
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Brewington is the lead detective assigned to the case.