CMPD investigating homicide in northwest Charlotte

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide in northwest Charlotte.

Officers were called out to the 4400 block of Ridgeville Drive around 11:58 p.m. Tuesday night in regards to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.

When officers arrived they found a Donnell Eric Drakeford suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased by Medic.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  

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