Suspect sought after woman shot dead outside of uptown Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is actively looking for the suspect who shot and killed a woman overnight just outside of uptown Charlotte. 

The deadly shooting occurred at 3:59 a.m. Monday, May 21 in the 900 block of North Tryon Street. 

Upon arrival, officers found a woman, identified as Shalamar Venable, 39, with multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to CMC-Main with serious injuries. Police said Venable was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital.

Detectives believe the suspect and victim knew each other. 

Anyone with information on this deadly shooting is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.