Fatal shooting marks Charlotte's 70th homicide

October 09, 2017 - 7:06 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man marks the 70th homicide this year in North Carolina's largest city.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says officers responding to a call about 6:45 a.m. Sunday found Larry Doral Watson Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. He was declared dead at the scene in the north Charlotte neighborhood.

The police department says there were 69 homicides last year.

Police have released no details. No suspect has been identified.

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