CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A resident of a care facility in Charlotte died just after being punched by his roommate, police say.
The incident happened on Saturday afternoon around 1:15 pm when the two got into an argument with each other at the Charlotte Town Manor, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a report.
"The suspect had struck the victim in the face and chest with a closed fist," the report said. "Moments after the assault the victim suffered from cardiac arrest in the lobby causing his death."
Police said it was unclear if the assault lead directly to the "cardiac arrest" at the residential care facility on East Independence Blvd.
The victim was a 56-year-old man who was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:08 pm, the report said.
Police plan to conduct an investigation.
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