One wounded in shooting by Charlotte school

One wounded in shooting by Charlotte school

One wounded in shooting by Charlotte school

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on August 24, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 24 at 4:28 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting near a Charlotte school.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. near the football field behind Southwest Middle in the 13600 block of Steele Creek Road.

Police say the suspect shot a man and fled the scene. The victim ran to the campus, where a witness saw him and called police.

Paramedics took the patient to CMC Main for treatment.

A K-9 was brought out to help track the suspect. Police have not made any arrests. No word yet on a suspect description.

A meeting was being was held at the time of the shooting. Students were not on campus. School starts Monday.

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