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Medic: 1 hurt in Uptown shooting

One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Uptown Charlotte early Monday, Medic said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Uptown Charlotte Monday morning, Medic said. 

Medic responded to a reported shooting on West 5th Street, near the intersection with North Pine Street and the VUE apartments. The victim was rushed to Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Medic. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers responded to a 911 call from a woman who said a man was pointing a gun at her and a group of friends. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the leg. 

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No suspect information has been released at this time and it's unclear if anyone is in custody. Witnesses with information about this incident or any other are asked to call Charlotte Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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