Crime & Courts

Police investigating fatal shooting in East Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives on Sunday are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1100 block of Glenfiddich Drive in East Charlotte.

North Tryon Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 7:29 a.m. Sunday, police said. When they arrived, officers found Elias Izagirre Perez, 30, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Perez was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call 704-432-TIPS. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at

Rick Rothacker: 704-358-5170, @rickrothacker

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