One dead, one wounded in shootings at east Charlotte apartment community, CMPD says

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One person is dead and another hospitalized after shooting broke out early Sunday in an east Charlotte apartment community, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

The identity of the two victims has not been released.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday near the 1700 block of Eastcrest Drive, is south of Central Avenue in the Commonwealth Park community, police said.

“Medic transported both victims to a local hospital, one with life-threatening injuries,” CMPD said in a news release.

“At approximately 5 a.m., one of the victims was pronounced deceased at the hospital from injuries sustained in this incident.”

Investigators did not release details about a suspect in the case or cause for the shootings.

“Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective C. Sinnott is the lead detective assigned to this case,” CMPD said

Anonymous tips can be offered through Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or

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