A 28-year-old man was fatally shot in a shopping center late Tuesday in the 6700 block of North Tryon Street, in northeast Charlotte.
Demetrius Thomas was standing outside a business in the shopping center at about 9 p.m. when “an unknown male suspect approached and shot him,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a news release. “The suspect then fled the scene.”
Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department tweeted at 9:30 p.m.
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Police have not said if they have a suspect but said they were looking for any witnesses.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.