CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A woman is dead in a shooting just outside of Uptown Charlotte.

The shooting took place in the 900 block of North Tryon Street.

North Tryon Street for an amount of time from 11th Street and College Street.

Police say an assault with a deadly weapon call came in Monday morning just before 4 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, they found a female victim with apparent gunshot wounds. She was transported to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital staff shortly after. 

The shooting suspect is currently at-large.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Shalamar Venable. 

Detectives believe at this time that the shooter and victim are "known to each other."  

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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