1 dead after shooting in Steele Creek area

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating the shooting of a person found dead inside a home in the Steele Creek area late Saturday afternoon.

Authorities were called to a residence in the 9000 block of Windsong Drive at 5:47 p.m. by neighbors who reported hearing gunshots. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, Medic spokesman Lester Oliva said.

The victim’s identity is being withheld until family has been notified, but police said the victim and suspect knew each other and were involved in an altercation right before the shooting. Anyone with information should call 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.