Police ID east Charlotte homicide victim

Police have identified a man who was killed last week in an east Charlotte shooting.

Alvara Lisandro Morales, 31, was Charlotte’s 61st homicide victim of 2017. He was shot and killed Aug. 30 during an argument outside a home, police said.

Police were called to the house in the 4000 block of Uppergate Lane shortly after 7:30 p.m., where they found Morales lying in the front yard. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

Detectives searched the area to see if there were witness to the shooting. They have not announced any information on a possible suspect.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

LaVendrick Smith; 704-358-5101; @LaVendrickS