Crime & Courts

Police investigating homicide in east Charlotte

Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in east Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday.

Officers were called to the 500 block of Camrose Drive shortly before 1:30 p.m., where they found a man on the ground in a doorway. He was unresponsive and Medic pronounced him dead at the scene, police said.

The victim was later identified by police as 29-year-old Philip Patrick Young Jr.

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