Crime & Courts

Police ID man killed at apartment complex

Investigators have released the name of a man shot to death in a southeast Charlotte apartment complex late Tuesday.

The victim is William Walter Allen III, 24. Police say they have notified Allen’s family of his death.

No one has been arrested in connection with Allen’s death. Police have not released a description of a suspect.

Allen was shot and killed on Wallace Road, just off Independence Boulevard near East Mecklenburg High School.

Officers called to the scene found Allen suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Carolinas Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Officers canvassed the apartment complex late Tuesday and early Wednesday to try and find people who witnessed the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting 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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