Crime & Courts

1 fatally shot in southwest Charlotte

A person was fatally shot in southwest Charlotte on Thursday during an argument with someone he knew, police said.

The victim was shot at about 6:25 p.m. in the 13500 block of Armour Ridge Drive, off South Tryon Street.

Officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Steele Creek Division found the victim after responding to a fight call. Medic reported that its paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene.

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Police said they will release the victim’s name and age once his family is notified.

Police have not said if they have a suspect in custody. At about 8:30 p.m., police said they were canvassing the area and speaking with several witnesses.

Police also asked that anyone with information about the shooting call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak directly to a CMPD homicide detective or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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