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Man shot, killed inside DTLR store at mall near Charlotte

January 14, 2019 GMT

A man was shot and killed inside Carolina Place Mall Sunday afternoon, police said.

According to NBC Charlotte, Pineville police officers responded to a shooting at the DTLR store in the mall around 12:30 p.m. Medics said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene a little before 1 p.m.

Police told NBC Charlotte they believe that the victim entered DTLR and started a physical confrontation with a DTLR employee, which they say may have been from an ongoing dispute.

Police believe that the deceased was shot during the dispute, allegedly by the employee. The employee turned himself in to police within an hour of the shooting.

The suspect and victim have not been identified.

DTLR (which stands for Downtown Locker Room) is an urban and athletic fashion store featuring brands like Nike, Jordan, Adidas and more.