Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 3000 block of Dunn Avenue in the Providence Division.
Providence Division patrol officers responded at 1:17 p.m. Wednesday to a report of to shots fired in the area near Dunn Avenue and Orange Street.
Officers found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medic arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim dead as a result of his injuries. The man was identified as Michael Donnell Anthony, 29.
Detectives with the Homicide Unit are canvassing the neighborhood to see if anyone has any information that will help the investigation.
Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Intelligence unit as well as the Vice and Gang Unit responded.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Santiago is the lead detective assigned to this case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.