CMPD investigating homicide after a victim was found dead from gunshot wound
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide after a victim was found dead from a gunshot wound in east Charlotte on Monday.
CMPD identified the victim as 34-year-old Wayne Lawson Byrd.
According to a statement by the department, shortly after 5:30 a.m., officers responded to an assist medic call in the 1600 block of Merry Oaks Road.
When officers got there, they found the victim unresponsive from a gunshot wound.
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The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by Medic.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.