Malik Boyd dies in fatal Charlotte shooting

Charlotte shooting death of Malik Boyd – Obituary

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a homicide after a man was discovered dead near two elementary and middle schools in east Charlotte.

According to a press release, officers were dispatched to Riding Trail Road shortly before 6:30 a.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious person. They stated that when they arrived, they saw a male suffering from “apparent trauma.” Officers verified that the male, subsequently named as Malik Boyd, 20, died at the scene.

Officers have not revealed how Boyd died, although they have stated that he was not a student.