Crime & Courts

22-year-old man shot dead in northwest Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spent much of the night trying to determine who was responsible for the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man Wednesday evening in northwest Charlotte.

Police have identified the victim as Daqualous Lynch-Latter of Charlotte. No suspect has been named in the case.

Police said they were called shortly after 7:30 p.m. to the 4800 block of Tuckaseegee Road, near Browns Avenue, where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man, later identified as Lynch-Latter, was rushed by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center, where he died.

Police canvassed the neighborhood, looking for clues. They also called in their K-9 dog search unit in an effort to find a suspect.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact detectives at 704-432-TIPS, or leave information with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or