Police identify man found shot to death in east Charlotte road

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a homicide in east Charlotte after a man was found fatally shot on Sunday evening.

Officers responded to the scene around 8 p.m. on North Sharon Amity Road near Sharon Chase Drive.

Once police got to there, they found 46-year-old Jonathan McCorkle in the road. They said he had been shot.

MEDIC confirmed McCorkle died at the scene.

Channel 9 crews could see police had the road temporarily blocked and crime scene investigators were working near a white Mercedes sedan, where evidence markers were placed near shell casings on the ground.

Police have not released any other information and no arrests have been made.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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