Police are investigating a homicide that took place Saturday night in the Steele Creek area of southwest Charlotte.
Rechard Delane Mickle, 35, was shot in the 8100 block of South Tryon, according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. Mickle’s family has been notified of his death.
“Detectives have determined that this was not a random act of violence and continue to actively investigate this case,” CMPD said in a statement Sunday.
CMPD said at around 9 p.m. Saturday, Steele Creek Division patrol officers responded to a call for service at the location of the shooting. They found an abandoned vehicle, but couldn’t locate a victim at the scene or at area hospitals.
At approximately 12:30 a.m., Mount Holly Police Department called CPMD to notify them that a male victim had been dropped off at CaroMont Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds. Medical staff pronounced him dead there.
No one is in custody yet, CMPD said. Police are asking anyone with additional information about the incident to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a detective, or to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600, or online at charlottecrimestoppers.com.