Woman shot in head during attempted robbery

Woman shot in head during attempted robbery

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on May 26, 2012 at 8:55 AM

Updated Saturday, May 26 at 12:46 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte woman is recovering after being shot in the University area Friday night.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said it happened in front of the Dollar Tree on University City Boulevard.

Police say the 20- year-old female employee with the Dollar Tree was walking to her car when a suspect walked up to her and demanded money, then shot her.  The bullet grazed her head.
 
The victim was transported to CMC-University with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the suspect fled on foot, so far no arrests have been made.

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