Police identify man killed outside west Charlotte apartment complex

- One man was shot and killed outside an apartment complex in west Charlotte overnight, police said. 

The victim has been identified as Jonathan Dominique Cauthen, 31. His family has been notified of his death. 

CMPD officers said at 2:55 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 they were called to the 2200 block of Catherine Simmons Avenue for an 'assault with a deadly weapon'. 

Upon arrival, police located Cauthen with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene. 

This deadly shooting marks the city's 67th homicide of the year. This is an ongoing, active investigation.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Collins is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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