Homicide investigation underway after person found dead in Steele Creek neighborhood

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

Authorities said one person was pronounced deceased in the 7600 block of Holliswood Court Friday, Aug. 6.

A witness told FOX 46 that she had just woken up from a nap when she heard several cars crash and then heard gunfire.

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Details are limited at this time. The area has been blocked off with crime scene tape and there is a heavy police presence at the scene.

Northbound South Tryon at Longdale Drive is shut down Friday as CMPD investigates the crime scene.

Check back for updates throughout the night on this developing, breaking news story.

Just arrived at the scene of a homicide at Holliswood Ct in West Charlotte. Heavy delays along South Tryon in both directions. @FOX46News pic.twitter.com/oneOibbZPD

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