Records show highs, lows for Charlotte homicides
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide after a male victim was found dead Wednesday at a west Charlotte business complex.
Just before 5 p.m., officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound in the 1500 block of West Boulevard. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said in a news release.
Police identified the victim as Antonio Kirkpatrick, 34, of Charlotte. Police have not said if they have a suspect.
The shooting “didn’t appear to be random,” and the victim may have known the shooter, police told the Observer’s news partner WBTV.
Homicide detectives were canvassing the area Wednesday night to find possible witnesses in the case.
Police asked that anyone with information call CMPD’s homicide unit at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.