CMPD: 1 person shot and killed in East Charlotte, Suspect on the run

William Walter Allen III, 24, was found shot to death in east Charlotte Tuesdasy night.

Charlotte-Mecklenberg police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a man in east Charlotte Tuesday night.

Police responded to the shooting in the 7100 block of Wallace Road around 11 p.m. Upon arrival they found the William Walter Allen III suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective