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Teen hospitalized after being shot while driving Friday night, CMPD says

Investigations continue after a shooting near Little Rock Road on Friday night

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a street shooting that happened Friday night in west Charlotte, leaving one person with life-threatening injuries.

Around 10 p.m., CMPD responded to reports of gunshots near the intersection of Little Rock Road and Tuckaseegee Road. According to the CMPD incident report, a 16-year-old unnamed teen said that he was shot while driving on Tuckaseegee Road. 

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Medic arrived on the scene and transported the gunshot victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries, according to Atrium Health. An additional three victims - one adult, and two teens - did not suffer injuries, the report said. 

The suspect, who has not been identified, is facing charges of aggravated assault, including assault with intent to kill" and discharging weapon into occupied property.

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This remains an active and ongoing investigation. WCNC Charlotte will continue to follow up on this story. 

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