Man shot and killed at Charlotte apartment complex

A man was shot and killed late Tuesday in an apartment complex near East Mecklenburg High School.

The shooting happened shortly after 11 p.m. in the 7100 block of Wallace Road, just off Independence Boulevard in east Charlotte, police said.

Responding officers said they found the man with a gunshot wound. Medic transported the victim to Carolinas Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said they will release the victim’s identity once his family is notified.

Officers were canvassing the apartment complex late Tuesday and early Wednesday to determine whether anyone witnessed the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak to a homicide unit detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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