CHARLOTTE, NC (WJZY) - Authorities said a woman’s body was found lying in a park Monday morning in west Charlotte.
Detectives said patrol officers were responding to a welfare call for service when they found the body in the park in the 2400 block of Kendall Drive near West Charlotte High School.
The woman has been identified as Shannon Littlejohn, 46. Police said family has been notified of her death.
Active crime scene at 2400 block of Kendall Ave. pic.twitter.com/T2kqkV0ZJr— Jeff Taylor FOX46 (@jeffFox46) July 18, 2016
Detectives with the Homicide Unit were canvassing the area to determine whether there were any witnesses to this incident.
Crime scene on Kendall Drive is clearing. Spoke w/neighbor who heard what sounded like gunshots late last night. pic.twitter.com/GisdhIJSuu— Jeff Taylor FOX46 (@jeffFox46) July 18, 2016
Also spoke with a woman who said she grew up with and was a friend of the victim.— Jeff Taylor FOX46 (@jeffFox46) July 18, 2016
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.
This is a developing story. Keep refreshing FOX46Charlotte.com for updates.