CHARLOTTE, N.C. – One person is in police custody after an argument led to a shooting in Plaza Midwood early Wednesday morning, police said.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to a reported shooting near the intersection of Central Avenue and Hawthorne Lane a little after 2:30 a.m. The caller told 911 dispatchers that two people were shooting at each other. When police got to the scene, they found a person suffering from a gunshot to the chest. The victim was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries by Medic.
A little while later, CMPD found the second person involved in the shooting at a home on Carter Avenue just north of uptown. Police said that person wasn't shot but did get hurt during a fight with the first victim. After being taken to Carolinas Medical Center, the second person was arrested by CMPD.
Detectives have not announced any charges in connection with the incident or identified the suspect. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.