Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a possible homicide that may have occurred in a small neighborhood behind Independence Shopping Center late Sunday night.
Police say they received a call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon just after midnight. Officers arrived at the 6500 block of Monroe Road where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was transported to Carolinas Medical Center, where he later died.
The man's identity has not been released. Detectives are searching for witnesses.