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Two men shot near apartment homes in east Charlotte, police say

Both men were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, according to officers.
Credit: WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two men are in the hospital Friday night after first responders say shots rang out in east Charlotte.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Medic confirmed they were called to a residence along Carya Pond Lane, just off of Hickory Grove Road, to tend to the injuries. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed both men were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

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CMPD said they were called to the scene around 8:45 p.m. and were originally informed only one person was wounded but found both victims upon arrival. The investigation remains ongoing.

This was the second shooting CMPD responded to Friday night. Earlier, a man was shot along South Boulevard near Tyvola Road.

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