1 killed in Charlotte home late Friday, police say

Police are investigating the killing of a person in a Charlotte home late Friday.

The victim was stabbed, Charlotte Observer news partner WBTV reported.

Police said they responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in a home in the 5000 block of Cheval Place just after 8:30 p.m. The house is off North Sharon Amity Road in east Charlotte.

MEDIC responders pronounced the victim dead, police said in a news release.

CMPD has not disclosed how the person died, only that they found the victim with a wound.

The victim was a 20-year-old man who was arguing with someone he knew, WSOC-TV reported. Police haven’t released the victim’s name and age or said if anyone was arrested.

Officers have talked with witnesses and are “not looking for any suspects at this time,” according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the CMPD homicide unit at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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Joe Marusak has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1989 covering the people, municipalities and major news events of the region, and was a news bureau editor for the paper. He currently reports on breaking news.

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