CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - UPDATE: The victim in the shooting has been identified as Kyyri De Ji Marquis Doggette, 25. His family has been notified of his death.
This investigation is still ongoing. Check back for more updates.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in southeast Charlotte.
Officers responded to a call for an assault with a deadly weapon in the 6700 block of Independence Blvd. just before 7:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, a man was found inside a car with an apparent gunshot wound. Medic pronounced him dead on the scene.
Detectives are investigating a homicide in the 6700 block of Independence Blvd. One person pronounced deceased.— CMPD News (@CMPD) August 8, 2017
East Independence Plaza shopping center has been blocked off. This marks Charlotte's 55th homicide of the year.
The victim's identity has not yet been released. This is a developing story, keep refreshing for new updates.