Police identify man shot to death in University area; search for suspect underway

A man who was shot to death Tuesday night by an unknown suspect has been identified by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

Kendric Washington, 22, was found with an apparent gunshot wound just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 in the common area of an apartment complex in the 8900 block of Avebury Drive, police said. 

CPR was performed but tragically Washington was pronounced dead on scene. Homicide detectives canvassed the area Tuesday night to see if there were any witnesses to the shooting. 

This is an ongoing, active investigation. 

Anyone with information about this deadly shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to Detective James, the lead detective assigned to the case, or another homicide unit detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.