• Police identify man killed in east Charlotte shooting


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified a man who was shot and killed in east Charlotte late Sunday night.

    [PHOTOS: Homicide investigation underway in east Charlotte]

    Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call on Gwynne Hill Road, near Harrisburg Road around 10 p.m.

    Upon arrival, officers said they found 24-year-old Randy Tarlton suffering from gunshot wounds and attempted to render aid, however he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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    No arrests have been made at this point.

    Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Echols is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. 

    This is an ongoing investigation. Check back to wsoctv.com for updates on this story.

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