Man shot, killed at gas station in University area

A homicide investigation is underway in north Charlotte following a shooting Sunday night according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The incident happened about 7 p.m. in the 13700 block of Mallard Creek Road.

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call when they located a male victim with a gunshot wound. 

The victim, 36-year-old Patrick Alonzo Alston, was prononced dead at the scene.

Police have canvassed the area to determine if there are any additional witnesses to this shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. No further details have been released at this time.

Stay with Fox 46 Charlotte for developing details.