Investigators with the Cartersville Police Department are working a homicide which occurred last night at approximately 11:00pm.  Officers responded to a shots fired call in the vicinity of 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.  Officers located a deceased black male in the backyard of that residence.  The victim had been shot.  No suspect has been taken into custody at this time.  Investigators are in the process of interviewing witnesses and have not released any further information.