Young man dead after NC shooting, car crash

North Carolina news

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A homicide investigation is underway after a person was shot and killed Friday in the Steele Creek area of Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

The fatal shooting occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Friday in the 7600 block of Holliswood Court.

As Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers got to the scene, they found Terrik Roddey, 22, with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

On Friday afternoon, a witness said she had just woken up from a nap when she heard several cars crash and then heard gunfire.

One car appeared to be involved in a crash behind the crime scene tape.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene Friday evening to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.

The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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