CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives have opened a homicide investigation after finding a gunshot victim dead in northeast Charlotte early Friday morning.

Shortly before 2 a.m., officers responded to a call for shots fired on Avebury Drive.

At the scene, officers discovered a victim, later identified as 25-year-old Ontario Redfern, with a gunshot wound.

Medic responded and pronounced Redfern dead at the scene.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

Anyone with more information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak directly with a Homicide Unit detective or leave a tip anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.


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