Two dead in apparent related shootings Saturday in north Charlotte

One man was dropped off with gunshot wounds early Saturday at a Charlotte hospital, where he later died. Hours later, police found a second man dead on North Hoskins Road in what they believe are related shootings.

The investigation started at 4:44 a.m. after police were called to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center and told that the incident took place on Hoskins Road.

Three hours later, police found the house where the shootings took place and found the second victim had already died.

The names of both victims are being withheld until their families are notified.

Crime Scene Search was processing the scene Saturday morning. Members of the Real Time Crime Center and homicide detectives also were called in.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident should call 704-432-TIPS, or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

David Perlmutt