CMPD: One Person Shot in West Charlotte

Shooting took place in residential neighborhood in broad daylight

From The Charlotte Observer of September 15, 2011 By Meghan Cooke

Police responding to a report of gunfire discovered a person shot in a car Thursday afternoon west of Charlotte’s uptown.

The shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Camp Greene Street and Marlowe Avenue in a neighborhood off Wilkinson Boulevard, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Marlowe Avenue shooting

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigate the scene of a shooting Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Camp Greene Street and Marlowe Avenue, west of uptown. Police said they discovered the victim shot in a car.

When officers arrived, they found a person with at least one gunshot wound inside a vehicle on Marlowe Avenue. The victim has not been identified.

Paramedics said they rushed the victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries, to Carolinas Medical Center.

Nearby residents watched as police blocked a section of the street with crime scene tape and then bagged and photographed evidence. Investigators also examined the car where the victim was found, which was parked just past the intersection.

Police said they do not yet have a description of the suspect.

Published in: on September 15, 2011 at 9:35 pm  Leave a Comment  

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