CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man wanted in connection with a convenience store robbery in which one person was shot seven times has been arrested.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested 21-year-old Gerico Dontae Alexander Wednesday in the 100 block of Beatties Ford Road.

Authorities say Alexander is responsible for two armed robberies in Charlotte. The first, an early-November armed robbery of a convenience store on Little Rock Road. In this case, authorities say Alexander shot a 35-year-old victim seven times. The victim survived.

A relative told NBCCharlotte in a previous report that Alexander shooting the victim was a betrayal of trust , as the victim practically raised Alexander.

The second robbery in which Alexander is accused is the late-October armed robbery of a Circle K convenience store, also located on Little Rock Road.

Alexander is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and attempted murder.

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