CMPD: Shots fired into car at west Charlotte intersection; JCSU on lockdown

Johnson C. Smith University is now off lockdown, after someone shot a vehicle several times near the Charlotte campus.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police in west Charlotte are investigating after shots were fired into a vehicle Friday afternoon.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Trade Street and Beatties Ford Road near Johnson C. Smith University. As a result of the investigation, JCSU was placed on lockdown. 

Police say that shots were fired into a vehicle but no one was shot during the incident. CMPD has not made any arrests. According to a tweet sent by CMPD, two people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital with injuries that aren't considered life-threatening. 

Please stick with WCNC.com as more details become available. 

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