Crime

30-year-old man fatally shot on North Wendover Road in Charlotte

A male was fatally shot late Tuesday in southeast Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said.

It happened in the 1000 block of North Wendover Road, south of Monroe Road, police tweeted at 9:09 p.m. The victim was identified overnight as Carson David Christian Jr., age 30.

Medic reported that its paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Providence Division patrol officers found Christian with a gunshot wound after responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 8:52 p.m.

CMPD homicide detectives were canvassing the area for witnesses.

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

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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