Crime

Man dies after shooting outside east Charlotte apartment building

Police respond to the site of the shooting in east Charlotte.
Police respond to the site of the shooting in east Charlotte. WBTV

A man was fatally shot in east Charlotte on Sunday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said. It is Charlotte’s 48th homicide of 2017.

Tommy Jarad Maddox, 24, was shot in the head just before noon in front of an apartment building in the 5300 block of Kimmerly Woods Drive, police said.

Maddox was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and later died, according to Medic and police.

Kimmerly Woods Drive is part of an apartment complex off East W.T. Harris Boulevard, not far from Hickory Grove Baptist Church.

WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, reported that police said an argument led to the shooting and that a witness said the fight involved a man and his girlfriend.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak to a homicide unit detective or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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