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Juvenile shot near car wash in Charlotte, police say

The victim was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A juvenile is in the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound near a Charlotte car wash, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Medic first confirmed they responded to Sunset Road near Hamilton Circle around 3 p.m. Saturday. The victim was wounded was taken to a hospital for treatment. Medic said the injuries were life-threatening and deferred further details to CMPD.

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WCNC Charlotte later received more information from CMPD, confirming the victim was a juvenile and that police were called for an assault with a deadly weapon.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call CMPD at 704-432-TIPS. Crime Stoppers tips can be made anonymously online or by calling 704-334-1600.

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