Crime & Courts

1 fatally shot Saturday afternoon in east Charlotte

A man was fatally shot at an east Charlotte apartment complex Saturday afternoon.

Police found Jamale King Caple, 24, lying in the parking lot of the complex in the 4400 block of John Penn Circle, off East W.T. Harris Boulevard. Medic paramedics pronounced the male victim dead at the scene.

The shooting happened about 4:15 p.m. Police said they will release the victim’s name once his family is contacted.

Police were canvassing the area for witnesses. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak with a homicide detective. Or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak

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