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Police: Man fatally shot in northwest Charlotte

A 49-year-old man was shot to death early Saturday in northwest Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Medic pronounced Shawn Lovell Parker dead from a gunshot wound in a house in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Drive, off Rozzelles Ferry Road and Brookshire Boulevard.

Parker was shot sometime before 3:30 a.m., with police getting a call for help at 3:36 a.m.

Homicide detectives spent the morning interviewing people who were inside the house at the time of the shooting and canvassed the neighborhood for other witnesses. Several other units, including the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, responded to the call.

Police have not said if they have a suspect or what they believe led to the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak to a homicide detective. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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