Homicide investigation underway after body found in south Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are conducting a homicide investigation after a person was found dead from a gunshot wound in south Charlotte Monday.

Officers say they were called about 11:26 a.m. The Retreat at McAlpine Creek Apartments, located in the 9100 block of Fisher's Pond Drive, where they found a male body with apparent gunshot wounds.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Authorities say they do have several leads on the suspect or suspects. They say they are speaking with witnesses.

Police would not confirm if the victim was shot multiple times.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 46 for updates.