Crime & Courts

1 shot at public neighborhood pool in Charlotte, dies at hospital, police say

Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Charlotte on Wednesday night.

A male was shot at a public neighborhood pool in the 9200 block of Clifton Meadow Drive and died at a hospital, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department news release. Police have not released the victim’s name and age.

The shooting happened just before 7:30 p.m., police said. About 15 minutes later, staff at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center called 911 about a male victim who’d been taken there, according to the CMPD release. “A short time late, the victim was pronounced deceased,” police said in the release.

This is a developing story.

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