CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Police have identified a man who was shot and killed Sunday night in west Charlotte, marking the city's 81st homicide of 2017. So far, no arrests have been made in this case.
The victim has been identified as Kenneth Bernard Edwards, 23. His family has been notified of his death, police said.
At 9:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 officers were called to the 4400 block of Roadway Street in response to an assault with a deadly weapon call. Upon arrival, police found Edwards with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.
Detectives were on scene Sunday night canvassing the area trying to determine whether there were any witnesses to the deadly shooting.
This remains an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information 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.