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A man died after being shot in the backyard of a home just north of uptown Charlotte late Thursday, police said.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to a shooting in the 1700 block of Rush Wind Drive, near Oaklawn Avenue and I-77. When police got to the scene, they found a man in the backyard of a home who had been shot.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders. CMPD has not identified the victim at this time.

Investigators have not released any suspect information at this time or announced any arrests. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or you can call the anonymous Crime Stoppers line at 704-334-1600.

Source: WCNC