2nd suspect arrested in east Charlotte shootout that hit CMS bus

A second suspect has been arrested in an east Charlotte shootout where a bullet struck a CMS bus carrying students.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested a second suspect in a shooting that hit a CMS bus.

Earlier in the month, 34-year-old Jimmy Alexander and another suspect fired shots at a Citgo gas station near Plaza Midwood. One of the bullets hit a CMS school bus packed with students heading to Charlotte Lab School.

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Alexander was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the shootout. He was charged with possession of firearm by a felon and discharge weapon into occupied property, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

On October 13, CMPD arrested 28-year-old Nelson Handy III, who was also wanted in connection with the shooting.

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