Crime & Courts

Police investigating Charlotte’s 60th homicide

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were investigating the city’s 60th homicide of 2017 on Thursday night: a male fatally shot in northwest Charlotte.

Police said they found the male victim in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Drive, off Rozzelles Ferry Road, after a caller reported the shooting at 5:06 p.m. Medic pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Police said they will release his name once his family is contacted.

At 7 p.m, police were canvassing the area for witnesses.

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

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak