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Call leads police to man shot, killed in area off Harrisburg Road in east Charlotte

Site of east Charlotte shooting investigation Sunday night. WBTV screenshot
Site of east Charlotte shooting investigation Sunday night. WBTV screenshot

A man was shot and killed in east Charlotte home Sunday night, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg press release.

It happened around 10:18 p.m. in the 7600 block of Gwynne Hill Road, said the release. Officers arrived to investigate a call about an assault with a deadly weapon and found Randy Lee Tarlton, 24, with gunshot wounds.

The officers attempted CPR, but Tarlton died at the scene, the release said.

The home is off Harrisburg Road in the Silverwood community of east Charlotte.

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