CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man was arrested for attempted murder on Friday after someone was found shot near a car in east Charlotte earlier this week.
Kehlan Johnson, 41, was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to Medic, the shooting happened around 9:20 p.m. at the intersection of W.T. Harris Boulevard and Duncroft Lane on Monday.
The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Atrium Health-CMC in Charlotte. His name was not released.
A witness told WCNC's Richard DeVayne that passersby stopped to help the victim.
"There was a gold car and the hazard lights were on," she said. "There was a man laying down beside it. It looked like he had been in an accident or shot or something, but he was laying there and wasn't moving or anything, so a few cars started stopping."
Monday's shooting came on the heels of a violent weekend in Charlotte. In a 48-hour period, there were four shootings, including two homicides. There have been 88 homicides in Charlotte this year, the highest in 10 years.