Man shot to death in west Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Police in Charlotte are investigating the shooting death of a 41-year-old man.

Police told local media outlets that Eric Drakeford was shot in the head shortly before midnight Tuesday. Officers had been called to a report of assault with a deadly weapon.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced Drakeford dead at the scene.

Police have not said if they have any suspects. There was no immediate word on a possible motive. Officers were looking for witnesses in the neighborhood.

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