Crime & Courts

Police release ID of Charlotte shooting victim

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say it was a 22-year-old man whose body was discovered Saturday morning shot to death in a west Charlotte park. Detectives said the victim was Shakeem Ray Dickens.

Dickens’ body was found shortly after 11:15 a.m. in a park off the 3900 block of Bristol Drive. That is in the Westerly Hills community. Police said Dickens had been shot to death. No suspect has been named in the case. Steve Lyttle