CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for clues as to who shot and killed a man found lying in the road overnight.
Officers rushed to the 3000 block of Washburn Avenue at 11:17 p.m. Sunday, May 5 for reports of shots fired in the area. CMPD found a man with a gunshot wound in the middle of the road. He was pronounced dead on scene.
Police have identified the victim as 59-year-old Melvin Eugene Bell. This is an ongoing, active investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.