CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a rash of violence in the Queen City.

There were two shootings Sunday night, and the details are still developing in east Charlotte.

Around 6:30 p.m. someone was shot at the Walden Courts Apartments in the University area. The victim in this case is expected to be okay.

Two hours later shots rang out around 8:00 p.m. in a neighborhood off The Plaza.

Medic tells one person was rushed to the hospital with life- threatening injuries.

There's no word yet on what prompted the shootings, or whether police have made any arrests.

After the Labor Day holiday, there were five unrelated killings in Charlotte. Three of them happened in a single day.

Others were shot during an anti-violence vigil days later.

Before the recent spat of violence, the city was on track to see a decline in the homicide rate. Officials record 52 homicides last year, the lowest in more than two decades.

Police hope to curb the rise in violence by locking up convicted felons caught carrying guns. Anyone with a tip for police could earn a $500 reward.

Anyone with information should call 704-334-1600.

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