Woman shot and killed on North Tryon Street

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a woman was shot and killed Wednesday in the 900 block of North Tryon Street.

Patrol officers responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. They found a woman who had apparently been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police withheld the woman’s identity until her family is notified.

Detectives who spoke to witnesses say the victim and her assailant knew each other. Police said they will release more details as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 704-432-8477 and speak to a homicide detective or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.