CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting early Tuesday morning in south Charlotte.

The shooting happened in the ALDI grocery store parking lot around 5:30 a.m. in the 5500 block of Old Pineville Road.

When officers arrived on scene they located a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Police said the victim was transported by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police believe the shooting was robbery related.

Anyone with information about this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers 704-334-1600.