CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A homicide investigation is underway in northwest Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Just after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, CMPD received a call for an assault with a deadly weapon in the 5400 block of Windy Valley Dr. The caller said a man had been shot.
Upon arrival, officers located the man who had been shot. Medic pronounced him dead on the scene.
Neighbors in the area tell FOX 46, this is an all too familiar scene. They've have been dealing with a lot of crime in the area from their homes being broken into and cars being stolen.
"We are actually in the process of moving. We've been victims too many times," Chris, who lives on Windy Valley drive, said.
Police immediately began canvassing the area to determine whether there were any witnesses to the incident. Officer could be seen with assault rifles and K-9 units searching roads.
Active scene on windy valley drive. CMPD helicopter searching the area. pic.twitter.com/m7QW57TNXR— Yolian Ortiz FOX46 (@YolianFOX46) August 24, 2017